Pirsig, Robert M., 1928-2017

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Robert Maynard Pirsig (/ˈpɜːrsɪɡ/; September 6, 1928 – April 24, 2017) was an American writer and philosopher. He was the author of the philosophical novels Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values (1974) and Lila: An Inquiry into Morals (1991) (From: Wikipedia contributors, "Robert M. Pirsig," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Robert_M._Pirsig&oldid=986408727 (accessed November 7, 2020).

Robert M. Pirsig’s 1966 Honda Super Hawk motorcycle was given by Wendy K. Pirsig, Robert M. Pirsig's second wife, to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in 2019.

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Death 2017-04-24

Birth 1928-09-06

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