On existence

Xs [actually] exist” translates to “The X of our current language is the best model we have made of (extralinguistic) entities that exist substratively.”

 

Philip Thrift

 


ex·tra·lin·guis·tic (adjective)
1: not involving or beyond the bounds of language

sub·stra·tive (adjective)
1: of, relating to, or constituting a substrate or substratum
2: underlying, fundamental
Origin: substratum + -ive

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