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Questions regarding Chomsky & Halle (1968) The Sound Pattern of English.

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How to write phonology rules using features?

Is there a way to write the following phonology rule using features? The /u/ becomes [ɯ] word-finally when preceded with an unrounded vowel with 1 or more intervening consonants. .
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Comprehensive phonological sketches post-SPE

Is anyone aware of a comprehensive phonological grammar of a language, along the lines of SPE, Sound Pattern of Russian or Chomsky's thesis on Hebrew, written in a framework that postdates SPE? I ...
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What are the main issues concerning the abstractness of the theory set out in The Sound Pattern of English?

The vowel analysis in Chomsky and Halle's (1968) SPE is said to be overly abstract. What are the main issues phonologists have with this abstractness?
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Where can I read “How abstract is phonology?”?

Where can I find a copy of Paul Kiparsky's How abstract is phonology? written in 1968? The only place version I've found so far is a snippet view on Google Books and this summary.