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Eliseo Vivas

ELISEO VIVAS (1901-1993) was a notable aesthetician of the twentieth century; his book Creation and Discovery remains a standard of aesthetic theory. He earned a Ph. D. in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin in 1935 and was awarded a Guggenheim fellowship in 1939. Vivas taught at several universities, including Northwestern University, where he was the John Evans Professor of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy.