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Adrastus (2), of Aphrodisias, Peripatetic philosopher, 2nd cent. CE

RE, of Aphrodisias, Peripatetic philosopher (2nd cent. ce). His influential writings included commentaries on the order of Aristotle's works (mainly philological); on Nicomachean Ethics and Theophrastus' Characters (historical and literary); on Categories and on Physics; and on Plato (1)'s Timaeus (mathematical and scientific, relating Pythagorean and Aristoxenian harmonics and contemporary astronomy to Platonic cosmology (see aristoxenus; pythagoras (1)).


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