Derrida and Wittgenstein: Playing the Game

Derrida and Wittgenstein: Playing the Game 93 Derrida and Wittgenstein: Playing the Game DAVID B. ALLISON State University of New York at Stony Brook That individual philosophical concepts are not anything capricious or autonomously evolving, but grow up in connection . and relationship with each other: that, however suddenly and ar- bitrarily they seem to appear in the history of thought, they never- theless belong just as much to a system as all the members of the fauna of a continent-is betrayed by the fact that the most diverse philosophers keep filling in a definite fundamental scheme of possi- ble philosophies.... Their thinking is, in fact, far less a discovery than a recognition, a remembering, a return and a homecoming to a remote, primordial, and inclusive household of the soul, out of which those concepts grew originally: philosophizing is to this ex- tent a kind of atavism of the highest order. , The strange family resemblance of all Indian, Greek, and Ger- man philosophizing is explained easily enough. Where there is af- finity of languages, it cannot fail, owing to the common philosophy ' of grammar-I mean, owing to the unconscious domination and . guidance by similar grammatical functions-that everything is prepared at the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Research in Phenomenology Brill

Derrida and Wittgenstein: Playing the Game

Research in Phenomenology, Volume 8 (1): 93 – Jan 1, 1978

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© 1978 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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93 Derrida and Wittgenstein: Playing the Game DAVID B. ALLISON State University of New York at Stony Brook That individual philosophical concepts are not anything capricious or autonomously evolving, but grow up in connection . and relationship with each other: that, however suddenly and ar- bitrarily they seem to appear in the history of thought, they never- theless belong just as much to a system as all the members of the fauna of a continent-is betrayed by the fact that the most diverse philosophers keep filling in a definite fundamental scheme of possi- ble philosophies.... Their thinking is, in fact, far less a discovery than a recognition, a remembering, a return and a homecoming to a remote, primordial, and inclusive household of the soul, out of which those concepts grew originally: philosophizing is to this ex- tent a kind of atavism of the highest order. , The strange family resemblance of all Indian, Greek, and Ger- man philosophizing is explained easily enough. Where there is af- finity of languages, it cannot fail, owing to the common philosophy ' of grammar-I mean, owing to the unconscious domination and . guidance by similar grammatical functions-that everything is prepared at the

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