" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley
Mark Vernon is a writer, broadcaster, journalist, blogger and an honorary research fellow at Birkbeck College. He has a PhD in Philosophy from Warwick University. Mark was a priest in the Church of England between 1994-96, but quit the church as a conviction Atheist. Mark now sees himself firmly as an Agnostic. His books include What Not To Say, The Philosophy of Friendship and After Atheism: Science, Religion and The Meaning of Life. Mark recently edited the latest edition of Chambers Dictionary of Beliefs and Religions. Mark's most recent book is Plato's Podcasts: The Ancients' Guide to Modern Living. Mark has been our guest on Little Atoms twice.
First interview broadcast on 4th April 2008.
Second interview broadcast on 30th October 2009.