" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley

Ophelia Benson

Ophelia Benson is the the Editor of the website Butterflies and Wheels, which was set up to defend Enlightenment values and to combat Pseudoscience and Cultural Relativism. Ophelia is also Deputy Editor of The Philosophers' Magazine. She writes a monthly column for The Philosophers' Magazine Online.

Ophelia is joint author with Jeremy Stangroom of The Dictionary of Fashionable Nonsense (Souvenir, 2004), and Why Truth Matters (Continuum, 2006).

Interview first broadcast on 1st September 2006.

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