Thomson - then let her be It is her right to do as she...

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Philosophy Thomson Thomson’s central theme is women’s rights. She grants that at conception, the zygote is a human and not any other species. It is a person and all people have a right to life. The right to life trumps everything else. The mother has a right to life and the fetus has a right to life. But if the mother decides that she wants to deprive the fetus of life,
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Unformatted text preview: then let her be. It is her right to do as she pleases. She uses the violinist analogy to explain this. It is analogous to the fetus depending on you for its survival. As a woman, she has the right to not continue in allowing this fetus to depend on her body to survive....
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