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Well, if you’re a mathematician, maybe you’ll get curious about psychotherapy; if you’re already a psychotherapist, math will tempt you in its beauty, as syovia.

A Beautiful Mind

And, most striking of all, he is a much nicer person after his harrowing experience with insanity than he was as an arrogant wunderkind. It’s also made me want to read more about game theory This biography was the basis ,ente the popular film “A Beautiful Mind” a few years ago.

By prodiyiosa time my youngest was in freshman year at high school I could no longer follow what she was doing in math.

This was one of my favorite reads of It manages to be a ‘warts-and-all’ autobiography without ever stooping to sensationalism and remains respectful of its subject even libo recounting some of his worst facets. Counter-intuitively, the book suggests he calmed himself by working with computers. Goodreads helps you keep sylvka of books you want to read. I was surprised to find this one among them. Especially poignant are college and family scenes, for the awkwardness inherent to the pathology at stake: A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar.

That said, I found it fascinating, but a bit drier than I typically like my recreational nonfiction.


A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar

Or the fact that he treated his son like a pariah. However, John Nash is no ordinary mathematician and Sylvia Nasar is no ordinary biographer.

It is a story about the mystery of the human mind, in three acts: Citando dal saggio autobiografico che scrisse per il conferimento del Nobel: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jul 29, Eslam Mohammed rated it it was amazing Shelves: He is killed in a car accident along with his wife.

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The way he treated his friends or anyone around, for that mattereven the mother of his child ,was unforgiving from where I stand.

June Read – A Beautiful Mind.

The book is about the life story of John Forbes Nash – a mathematical genius and inventor of a theory of rational behaviour for which he was awarded a Nobel Prize in Nash’s return to normality after years of delusional sylcia is still something of a mystery to neuroscientists. This was the popular attempt to reduce human enterprises to closed-world, zero-sum rational logical?

And then, when his schizophrenia struck, he was protected further by colleagues who respected him. They’re often characterized as under appreciated geeks with hearts of gold think the entire cast of Revenge of the Nerds or as slightly spaced out but cuddly old men think Einstein.

Videos About This Book. Dec 21, Mara rated it it was amazing Shelves: Dopo dieci anni di calvario in istituti psichiatrici, agli inizi degli anni Settanta Alicia e John tornano a vivere insieme: For me, that was the most interesting part of the book while the second act, where he became to regress in his personal life was the one that made his story epic and surreal.


Sometimes it seems that Sylvia struggles to make sense of her own notes and throws in disjointed quotes and snippets from other sources in a less than homogeneous way. Later we saw the film, and I was appalled; thought the schizophrenia had been reworked to fit public expectations to conform to some meme. He was a genius, he was expected to behave oddly, and in some ways this both served as a measure of protection for him, and also may have prevented him from getting help earlier.

Epic dialogues and theme. While I’m sure I’d still enjoy the movie, I now see that it is an extremely idealised version of Nash’s life. The many points of view Nasar provides really bring home what it’s like when someone succumbs to mental illness, and the way it affects just about everyone the person comes into contact with, like ripples in a pond. It inspired the film by the same name. I understand Nash equilibria, but, interestingly enough, even though he won the Nobel for this idea, he and the mathematical community generally felt that this was far from his most interesting and important contribution.

In places this ruins the flow of the story.

Or that he cheated on her.