Marli Huijer (b. 1955) studied Medicine and Philosophy and is Professor of Public Philosophy at Erasmus University Rotterdam. From 2015 to 2017, she was the Philosopher Laureate of the Netherlands. Her research focuses on the public role of philosophy; order and time in human affairs (rhythm, discipline); philosophy of science and technology; gender and biomedical sciences. Her previous books include Rhythm: In Search of Recurring Time (2011) and Discipline: Survival in Surfeit (2015).