" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley
Stephen Trombley is a writer, editor and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker. He collaborated with Alan Bullock on the second edition of The Fontana Dictionary of Modern Thought (1988), and was editor of The New Fontana Dictionary of Modern Thought (1999). His books include The Execution Protocol, The Right to Reproduce, and 'All That Summer She Was Mad': Virginia Woolf and her Doctors . Stephen's latest book is A Short History of Western Thought.
First broadcast on 13th January 2012.