Aron Gurwitsch (January 17, 1901 – June 25, 1973) was a Lithuanian-born Jewish American philosopher working in the field of phenomenology. Events 38 BC - Octavian marries Livia Drusilla. 1287 - King Alfonso III of Aragon invades Minorca Year 1901 ( MCMI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting Events 524 - Battle of Vézeronce, the Franks defeat the Burgundians Year 1973 ( MCMLXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika is a Country in Eastern often referred to as Northern Europe or in the The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Philosophy is the study of general problems concerning matters such as existence knowledge truth beauty justice validity mind and language He wrote on the relations between phenomenology and Gestalt psychology. Gestalt psychology (also Gestalt of the Berlin School) is a theory of mind and brain that proposes that the operational principle of the brain is holistic He taught at The New School For Social Research's Graduate Faculty of Social and Political Science from 1959 to 1973. This is about the university in New York; for other uses see New School (disambiguation.