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18. Thought / D. Concepts / 4. Structure of Concepts / h. Family resemblance

[concepts cover groups which loosely resemble]

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Various games have a 'family resemblance', as their similarities overlap and criss-cross [Wittgenstein]
Anything bears a family resemblance to a game, but obviously not anything counts as one [Rey]
'Blue' is not a family resemblance, because all the blues resemble in some respect [Williamson]
The variety of uses of 'game' may be that it has several meanings, and isn't a single concept [Glock]
We might say that the family resemblance is just a consequence of meaning-as-use [Glock]