About the Author
Frans A.J. de Haas, Ph.D. (Leiden 1995) is Professor of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy at Leiden University. He has published extensively on the ancient commentary tradition, on Aristotle and on Neoplatonism, including "John Philoponus' New Definition of Prime Matter" (Brill, 1997). Mariska Leunissen, Ph.D. (Leiden 2007) is Assistant Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. She has published several articles on Aristotle's teleology and theory of demonstration, and is the author of "Explanation and Teleology in Aristotle's Science of Nature" (CUP, 2010). Marije Martijn, Ph.D (Leiden 2008) is Lecturer Ancient and Patristic Philosophy at VU University Amsterdam. She has published a number of articles on Neoplatonic philosophy of nature, epistemology and aesthetics, and a monograph, "Proclus on Nature" (Brill, 2010). Contributors: Pia Antolic-Piper, Maddalena Bonelli, Owen Goldin, Christoph Helmig, Katerina Ierodiakonou, Inna Kupreeva, Angela Longo, Mariska Leunissen, Richard Sorabji, and Miira Tuominen.