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    An Unbelievable Myth: The Invention of Jesus?Brenda Watson - 2018 - Think 17 (50):51-56.
    A response to Lataster's article defending Jesus’ agnosticism in Think 43Export citation.
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    Has Education Taken a Wrong Turn?Brenda Watson - 2008 - The Philosophers' Magazine 40 (40):32-35.
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    Education, Indoctrination and a Re-Focussing of the Liberal Agenda.Brenda Watson - 2008 - Think 6 (16):77.
    Brenda Watson asks where moral and religious indoctrination ends and education begins, and tackles the arguments of some liberals.
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    Belief and Evidence, and How It May Aid Reflection Concerning Charlie Hebdo.Brenda Watson - 2016 - Think 15 (42):151-161.
    Starting from support for James's critique of Clifford's dictum, the article argues for holding beliefs, whether secular or religious, firmly but provisionally, remaining open to fresh experience. This consideration prompts reflection on the debate following the attack on Charlie Hebdo. Alternative beliefs were opposing each other with seemingly equal certainty. The justification for insistence on the right to free speech itself requires scrutiny. The article finishes by noting the baleful effects of the intellectual apartheid which has tended to be practised (...)
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    Conversing with Those with Whom We Disagree: A Response to Aikin and Talisse's 'Argument in Mixed Company: Mom's Maxim Vs. Mill's Principle'(Think 27).Brenda Watson - 2012 - Think 11 (31):81-95.
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    The Defense of Atheism.Brenda Watson - 2014 - Think 13 (37):19-22.
    Reginald Williams in (Think Autumn 2011) argued that the psychological need offers for endorsing atheism over theism. My article outlines six objections to his thesis, questioning how empirically verifiable the evidence he adduces is, and pointing out various logical fallacies such as illicit use of generalizations and begging the question. It concludes that atheism needs defending on stronger grounds.
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    Education, Assumptions and Values.David Carr, Brenda Watson & Elizabeth Ashton - 1995 - British Journal of Educational Studies 43 (4):466.
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    The Philosophy of Christian Religious Education.Brenda Watson & Jeff Astley - 1995 - British Journal of Educational Studies 43 (2):242.
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    Values Education: A Fresh Look at Procedural Neutrality.Elizabeth Ashton & Brenda Watson - 1998 - Educational Studies 24 (2):183-193.
    The need for education in moral values is increasingly being recognised today, but how is it to be conducted in schools? In particular we consider the appropriateness or otherwise of a teacher assuming the role of a neutral chairperson in discussion.Advocacy of such a stance is especially associated with Lawrence Stenhouse who saw neutrality as a procedural device in order to empower students’ own involvement. We point out many of the insights of Stenhouse's approach, but also some of its disadvantages (...)
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    Education, Assumptions and Values.David Carr, Brenda Watson & Elizabeth Ashton - 1995