About the Author
P.A. Meijer, a specialist in Ancient Greek Philosophy, taught at Leiden University. He has written many books and articles, among which: Plotinus on the Good or The One (Enneads VI,9), Amsterdam 1992 ( “... a great achievement”, J. Dillon in Journal of Hellenic Studies, “... a mine of acute philological analysis...”, L.P. Gerson in Ancient Philosophy), and Parmenides beyond the Gates, The Divine Revelation on Being, Thinking and the Doxa (1997). Stoicism also is one of his main fields of interest. He translated into Dutch Plutarchus' On Stoic Self-Contradictions (2003), and provided it with an introduction and extensive commentary.