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Robert M. Pirsig
Pirsig in 2005
Pirsig in 2005
Born Robert Maynard Pirsig
(1928-09-06)September 6, 1928
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Died April 24, 2017(2017-04-24) (aged 88)
South Berwick, Maine, U.S.
Occupation Writer, philosopher
Alma mater University of Minnesota
Banaras Hindu University
University of Chicago
Genre Philosophical fiction
Notable works Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (1974), Lila: An Inquiry into Morals (1991)
Notable awards Guggenheim Fellowship (1974)
Spouse
Nancy Ann James
(m. 1954; div. 1978)

Wendy Kimball
(m. 1978; his death 2017)
Children 3
Relatives Maynard Pirsig (father)

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).

Pirsig was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He died on April 24, 2017 at his home in South Berwick, Maine from a long-illness, aged 88.

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