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    DescriptionA first-person account of the narrator's motorcycle journey with his 11-year-old son Chris is the backdrop for a philosophical discussion about the meaning of quality in this renowned novel from 1974. As the two travel from Minnesota to California, the artful maintenance required to keep the motorcycle running becomes a metaphor for how to combine the cold, rational world of technology and the warm, imaginative world of art. The daily care of the mechanical pieces, their correct functions, and the necessary equilibrium of the parts that make up the whole encapsulate the history of Western philosophy. The magic of this book, which has touched millions of readers all over the world, resides in its ability to captivate the reader with a heartwarming story while browsing philosophical heritage from Socrates to Kant, simultaneously examining the valuable counterweight of philosophical currents from the East. ""Un relato en primera persona del viaje en motocicleta del narrador con Chris, su hijo de once anos, es el telon de fondo para una discusion filosofica sobre el significado de la calidad en esta novela famosa de 1974. Mientras los dos viajan desde Minnesota hacia California, el arte del mantenimiento necesario para mantener la motocicleta corriendo pasa a ser una metafora de como conjugar el frio y racional mundo tecnologico y el calido e imaginativo mundo del arte. El cuidado diario de las piezas mecanicas, su funcionamiento correcto y el equilibrio necesario de las partes que componen el todo resumen la historia de la filosofia occidental. La magia de este libro, que marco a millones de lectores en todo el mundo, reside en su habilidad de cautivar al lector mediante una entranable historia mientras explora el patrimonio filosofico desde Socrates hasta Kant, al mismo tiempo examinando el valioso contrapeso de las corrientes filosoficas orientales.""

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    Zen y El Arte del Mantenimiento de La Motocicleta
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert M Pirsig
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 699 g
    ISBN 13: 9788496867529
    ISBN 10: 8496867528

    BIC E4L: PSY
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.3
    BIC subject category V2: HPC, HPDF
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    BIC subject category V2: HPD
    BISAC V2.8: PHI025000
    BIC subject category V2: HREZ, JMQ
    B&T General Subject: 100
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25280
    BISAC V2.8: PSY013000, FIC000000
    B&T Merchandise Category: ESP
    New edition
    Sexto Piso
    Imprint name
    Sexto Piso
    Publication date
    03 February 2012
    Author Information
    Robert M. Pirsig is a writer and philosopher famous for his Metaphysics of Quality theory. He is the author of "Lila: An Inquiry into Morals." He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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    A first-person account of the narrator's motorcycle journey with his 11-year-old son Chris is the...