Monica Tobon holds a BA in Philosophy and an MA and PhD in Classics, all from University College London. She wrote her doctoral thesis on Evagrius’ understanding of impassibility (apatheia), and his thought remains the principal focus of her research. She is currently finalising a book rooted in her doctoral thesis entitled Apatheia, the Health of the Soul: The Anthropology of Evagrius Ponticus, under contract with Routledge. Her other research interests include Plato and Neoplatonism, Daoism, ecotheology, and dialogue between religion, philosophy and science. Her interest in historical material is directed toward the potential she discerns in them to illuminate our present condition and suggest constructive ways forward.