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Nicley put by Harman

…if you say that there may be a metaphysical constitution of the world apart from humans and we simply can’t say anything about it, this amounts to the *metaphysical* claim that human access to the world is the ground for any human discussions about the world. Absolute idealism is replaced by the more skeptical correlationism, but skepticism is itself a metaphysical position, one that places human access at the root of everything. One needn’t be a solipsist to be an idealist or empiricist. (Empiricism is also a metaphysics, despite its “hands-off” claims about metaphysics.)

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