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Robert M. Pirsig (1928–2017)

Autor(a) de Zen e a Arte da manutenção de motocicletas

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Robert Maynard Pirsig was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 6, 1928. While serving in the Army, he visited Japan on a leave and became interested in Zen Buddhism. After his service, he received bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from the University of Minnesota. He later mostrar mais studied philosophy at the University of Chicago and at Banaras Hindu University in India. He taught writing at Montana State University in Bozeman and the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was also a freelance writer and editor for corporate publications and technical magazines. His first novel, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values, was published in 1974. His follow-up novel, Lila: An Inquiry Into Morals, was published in 1991. He died on April 24, 2017 at the age of 88. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Coffee with Plato (Coffee with...Series) (2007) — Prefácio — 68 cópias
Lila's Child: An Inquiry into Quality (2002) — Introdução — 32 cópias

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"O Buda, a Divindade, repousa com a mesma tranquilidade nos circuitos de um computador ou nas engrenagens de uma caixa de transmissão quanto no topo de uma montanha ou nas pétalas de uma flor. Pensar o contrário disso é aviltar o Buda – ou seja, aviltar a si mesmo."
 
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