6 September 1928: Birthday of Robert M. Pirsig, American novelist and philosopher (d. 2017) (Source)

This is a photograph of author and philosopher Robert M. Pirsig taken by Ian Glendinning at Chester, England on the eve of the Liverpool conference of 7th July 2005 – Source: Photograph by Ian Glendinning. (c) 2005 Dr Anthony McWatt Previously uploaded to en:Wikipedia under the same name by the photographer, en:User:IanGlendinning 20:24, 16 November 2007 (Source)

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), Lila: An Inquiry into Morals (1991) and co-authored the upcoming On Quality: An Inquiry Into Excellence: Selected and Unpublished Writings (2022) along with his wife (now widow) and editor, Wendy Pirsig. (Source)

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