Jun 11

A Beautiful Mind

Posted by Soliloquy in Mental Illness

At the age of 21, a brilliant and highly eccentric graduate student made a major contribution to game theory: John Nash had discovered an influential theory of rational human behaviour. But ten years later, at the peak of a dazzling mathematical career and soon after his marriage to a physicist, Nash suffered a breakdown. Diagnosed a schizophrenic, he was beset by bizarre delusions, unable to work, and repeatedly incarcerated in mental hospitals.

A Beautiful Mind : A Biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr.

A Beautiful Mind (unabridged audio book)

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