Robert M. Pirsig
Robert Maynard Pirsig (September 6, 1928 – April 24, 2017) was an American writer and philosopher. He is known for writing many philosophy books. They include: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values (1974) and Lila: An Inquiry into Morals (1991).
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