A Beautiful Mind

ISBN-10: 0571212921

ISBN-13: 9780571212927

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sylvia Nasar

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A Beautiful Mind is a combination of Fermat's Last Theorem and the recent film Shine. It tells the life story of an extraordinary mathematical genius - John Nash - who went mad, recovered, and won the Nobel Prize.
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List price: $22.70
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Pages: 461
Size: 4.57" wide x 7.30" long x 1.16" tall
Weight: 0.946

Prologue
A Beautiful Mind
Bluefield (1928-45)
Carnegie Institute of Technology (June 1945-June 1948)
The Center of the Universe (Princeton, Fall 1948)
School of Genius (Princeton, Fall 1948)
Genius (Princeton, 1948-49)
Games (Princeton, Spring 1949)
John von Neumann (Princeton, 1948-49)
The Theory of Games
The Bargaining Problem (Princeton, Spring 1949)
Nash's Rival Idea (Princeton, 1949-5O)
Lloyd (Princeton, 1950)
The War of Wits (RAND, Summer 1950)
Game Theory at RAND
The Draft (Princeton, 1950-51)
A Beautiful Theorem (Princeton, 1950-51)
MIT
Bad Boys
Experiments (RAND, Summer 1952)
Reds (Spring 1953)
Geometry
Separate Lives
Singularity
A Special Friendship (Santa Monica, Summer 1952)
Eleanor
Jack
The Arrest (RAND, Summer 1954)
Alicia
The Courtship
Seattle (Summer 1956)
Death and Marriage
A Slow Fire Burning
Olden Lane and Washington Square (1956-57)
The Bomb Factory
Secrets (Summer 1958)
Schemes (Fall 1958)
The Emperor of Antarctica
In the Eye of the Storm (Spring 1959)
Day Breaks in Bowditch Hall (McLean Hospital, April-May 1959)
Mad Hatter's Tea (May-June 1959)
The Lost Years
Citoyen du Monde (Paris and Geneva, 1959-60)
Absolute Zero (Princeton, 1960)
Tower of Silence (Trenton State Hospital, 1901)
An Enforced Interlude of Rationality (July 1961-April 1963)
The "Blowing Up" Problem (Princeton and Carrier Clinic, 1963-65)
Solitude (Boston, 1965-67)
A Man All Alone in a Strange World (Roanoke, 1967-70)
Phantom of Fine Hall (Princeton, 1970s)
A Quiet Life (Princeton, 1970-90)
The Most Worthy
Remission
The Prize
The Greatest Auction Ever (Washington, D.C., December 1994)
Reawakening (Princeton, 1995-97)
Notes
Select Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index
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