Questions tagged [robert-m-pirsig]

For questions about the US author and philosopher Robert Maynard Pirsig (1928-2017), or about any of his literary works, most famously the philosophical novel Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.

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“particles, photons and quants” - a typo in “The Zen and Art of Motorcycle Maintenance”?

In my copy of The Zen and Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, it says: Within that context of thought, ghosts and spirits are quite as real as atoms, particles, photons and quants are to a modern man. ...
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Did Phaedrus derive a final definition of quality?

It was a long time ago that I read Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance and I vaguely recall that Phaedrus came up with a final definition of quality. I've tried skimming through the book to try ...