Robert M Pirsig

Robert M. Pirsig was born in 1928 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He studied chemistry and philosophy (B.A., 1950) and journalism (M.A., 1958) at the University of Minnesota, pursued graduate work in philosophy at the University of Chicago, and attended Benares Hindu University in India, where he studied Oriental philosophy. He is also the author of a sequel to this book, Lila.

Personality Profile For Robert M Pirsig

Robert M Pirsig

The following is a personality profile of Robert M Pirsig based on his work.

Robert M Pirsig is shrewd and somewhat inconsiderate.

He is unconcerned with art, he is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys. He is unstructured as well: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life. But, Robert M Pirsig is also intermittent: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.


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