Philip Van Der Eijk is the author of Medicine and Philosophy in Classical Antiquity: Doctors and
Philosophers on Nature, Soul, Health and Disease (Cambridge, 2005) and
co-editor of Greek Medicine from
Hippocrates to Galen: Selected Papers (Brill, 2012). He has held
fellowships at All Souls College, Oxford, and the Netherlands Institute for
Advanced Study, and he was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study at
Princeton. Originally from Delft, the Netherlands, he earned a doctorate in
classics at Leiden University in 1991. Van Der Eijk became a specialist in
ancient Greek scientific discourses, editing the essay collection Ancient Histories of Medicine (Brill,
1999) and contributing writings on early Christian literature.
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