Summary of Judith Jarvis Thomson’s, “A Defense of Abortion”

Stella Browne, a pioneering feminist, campaigned for the liberalization of abortion law. Thomson’s (T) imaginative examples and controversial conclusions have made “A Defense of Abortion“ perhaps “the most widely reprinted essay in all of contemporary philosophy.” T does not think the conceptus (a neutral way of referring to the fetus) is a person from the … Continue reading Summary of Judith Jarvis Thomson’s, “A Defense of Abortion”