Table of Contents

Introduction
Thomas Hurka

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Players

One: Death of the Grasshopper

Two: Disciples

Three: Construction of a definition

Four: Triflers, cheats, and spoilsports

Five: Taking the long way home

Six: Ivan and Abdul

Seven: Games and paradox

Eight: Mountain climbing

Nine: Reverse English

Ten: The remarkable career of Porphyryo Sneak

Eleven: The case history of Bartholomew Drag

Twelve: Open games

Thirteen: Amateurs, professionals, and Games People Play

Fourteen: Resurrection

Fifteen: Resolution

Introduction to the Appendices

Appendix 1: The Fool on the Hill

Appendix 2: Wittgenstein in the Meadow

Posted on October 29, 2015