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Re-Reading Thomson: Thomson's Unanswered Challenge

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07/30/2014Michael Watkins

Judith Jarvis Thomson's “A Defense of Abortion” (1971) was first published more than 30 years ago. Since the publication of Thomson’s paper, the morality of abortion has remained the most discussed topic in practical ethics. Thomson’s paper has led the way in that discussion, easily being the most discussed and the most influential of the many papers published on the topic.

Volume 20, Number 4 (2006)

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Michael Watkins

Michael Watkins is a professor of philosophy at Auburn University and Dalhousie University.

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Watkins, Michael. "Re-Reading Thomson: Thomson's Unanswered Challenge." Journal of Libertarian Studies 20, No. 4 (2006): 41–59.

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