Too Much Playing Games – A Response to Kretchmar

Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 14 (2):264-268 (2020)
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Scott Kretchmar recently put forth a new definition of what it is to play a game. Unfortunately, it must be rejected. In this paper, I show that this new definition is far too broad by discussing an activity that is not an instance of playing a game but is wrongfully ruled as one on this new definition.

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Alex Wolf-Root
University of Colorado, Boulder


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