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With limitations and constraint, with problems and fault, strange and alien as he was libfo the rest of us, he wasn’t flawless but his mind was much more than that and even in his suffering, everything made the man more than the rest of us. Having now finished the book, I have to say that it’s made me reappraise the film. He apparently used to stand on the table in the middle of Princeton’s math department grad student meetings and put down anybody who might challenge his intellect.

If you want to find out about an awful guy getting an awful disease and ruining the lives of everybody that got close to him, then read the book. This book was a lot like watching someone else’s home movies.

And it is a society of the s and s with little understanding or tolerance for mental illness. In fact, if the titles weren’t the same I’d be hard-pressed to tell you that they were based on the same story. Nassar’s book provides a wealth of detail about provigiosa maverick Nobel Laureate and a glimpse into his amazing life. Nash’s return to normality after years of delusional behavior is still something of a mystery to neuroscientists. How could you believe that you are being recruited by aliens from outer space to save the world?

See all 11 questions about A Beautiful Mind…. The movie was better – mainly because the screenplay converted Nash into a more likeable guy helped to be played by Russell Crow. But in Nash, in remission from schizophrenia, shared the Nobel Prize in economics for work done some 45 years previously. Historical fiction about mathematics or mathematicians.


That said, I found it fascinating, but a bit drier than I typically like my recreational nonfiction. She describes the mystery world of schizophrenia as seen through the eyes of those people most hurt by it, the family and friends of John Nash. At this remove, I cannot remember any details. He was “compulsively rational,” and envied the emotionless, menye thinking machines superior to humans.

A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar

She also gives a nice look at game theory which is very readable to the layperson. It’s difficult, I guess, because most of what he worked on was extremely abstruse stuff — even to someone who has studied a reasonable amount of mostly applied math. Nnasar there was a lot of protecting going on.

We either had the book as well, or, if not, I was picking my husband’s brain on the story’s mathematical aspects. In the medium may have been tape. Or that he cheated on her. The only downside of the book relative to the movie is the conspicuous absence of Jennifer Connelly.

It was a recovery that physiatrists thought was impossible. I can’t imagine what it would be like to be that smart, but it’s fun to try.

The book is written fairly monotonously and is not that easy to read, though I did finish it in two sittings. I was spellbound by the story of John Nash, who as a young man emerged as one of the most talented mathematicians of his generation.

He even begin to work on mathematics research again. I hadn’t heard of Nash before and sylvis hooked since. He must have had some good qualities, proidgiosa, other than his genius, because what really saved him in the end was the willingness of his friends and family to stand by him and try to help him. I read very few biographies, so I have trouble evaluating this within its field. And that’s probably the most accessible thing he worked on.


Really, his ego, misogyny, racism, arrogance and general prickishness knew no bounds. Sylvia Nasar paints a painful picture of loss. The movie is excellent in the way it describes schizophrenia a form of ; better than many textbooks. From nearly the onset of the pathology, to its development, treatment and some recovery by Nash’s free will Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

It manages to be a ‘warts-and-all’ autobiography without ever stooping to sensationalism and remains respectful of its subject even while recounting some of his worst facets. Makes for a very good movie, but not an accurate biography.

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Jul 29, Eslam Mohammed rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s only in the mysterious equation of love that any logic or reasons can be found. Most of the time it does filled itself with literal theories without equations and numbers, but it was enough to provide concise explanation around Nash’s academical life and his significance in the world of economics. The narrator’s voice was so expressionless that she seemingly started new chapters mid-sentence.

You can start with that one. It is a math book.

A Beautiful Mind

In fact, judged by the contents of the quite detailed book, Nash is a grade A jerk, the kind of guy you’d rather punch in the teeth msnte appreciate or get to know. Want to Read saving…. She gives an intelligent, understandable exposition of his mathematical ideas and a picture of schizophrenia that is evocative but decidedly unromantic. One aspect of this is that rationality of thought imposes a limit on a person’s concept of his mete to the cosmos.