Episode 28: Unstringing the Violinist

The violinist argument, first presented by Dr. Judith Jarvis Thomson in an article entitled “A Defense of Abortion” published in the journal Philosophy & Public Affairs in 1971, has long been an argument echoed by abortion advocates and responded to by pro-lifers. Join Pieter and Cam as they walk through the core problems of Dr. Thomson’s argument, and how to best respond when you hear it presented in conversation.

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