Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 24. Chapters: Essays on anarchism, The Myth of Sisyphus, A Defense of Abortion, Two Dogmas of Empiricism, On Denoting, The Unreality of Time, Search for a Method, On the Freedom of the Will, The Soul of Man under Socialism, The Last Messiah, Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch, The Point of View of My Work as an Author, Idea for a Universal History with a Cosmopolitan Purpose, Famine, Affluence, and Morality, What I Believe, Listen, Anarchist!, The Rhetoric of Drugs, Four Dissertations, Mad pain and Martian pain, On Bullshit, Essay on the Origin of Languages, Function and Concept, De Providentia, A New Refutation of Time, The Death of Postmodernism and Beyond, On Grace and Dignity, De Brevitate Vitae, Introduction to Metaphysics, Minds, Machines and G del, De libero arbitrio diatribe sive collatio, On Truth, De Vita Beata, On the Aesthetic Education of Man, The Absence of the Book, Compensation. Excerpt: A Defense of Abortion is a moral philosophical paper by Judith Jarvis Thomson first published in 1971. Granting for the sake of argument that the fetus has a right to life, Thomson uses thought experiments to argue for the moral permissibility of induced abortion. Her argument has many critics on both sides of the abortion debate, yet continues to receive defense. Thomson's imaginative examples and controversial conclusions have made A Defense of Abortion perhaps qthe most widely reprinted essay in all of contemporary philosophy.q In A Defense of Abortion, Thomson grants for the sake of argument that the fetus has a right to life, but defends the permissibility of abortion by appeal to a thought experiment: You wake up in the morning and find yourself back to back in bed with an unconscious violinist. A famous unconscious violinist. He has been found to have a fatal kidney ailment, and the Society of Music Lovers has canvasse...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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