About the Author
Gisela Striker is a professor of philosophy and classics at Harvard University. She received her doctoral degree in 1969 from the University of Göttingen, where she taught philosophy until 1986. She moved to the US in 1986, teaching at Columbia University in New York until 1989. In 1989 she moved to Harvard University. From 1997 t0 2000 she was Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy at Cambridge University (UK). In 2000, she returned to Harvard, where she now teaches ancient philosophy in both the philosophy and the classics department.