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A Beautiful mind

Author: Nasar, Sylvia Publisher: Touchstone, 2001.Language: EnglishDescription: 461 p. : Photos ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0743224574Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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A Beautiful Mind
Contents
Prologue11
Part One.: A Beautiful Mind
1Bluefield (1928-45)25
2Carnegie Institute of Technology (June 1945—June 1948)40
3The Center of the Universe (Princeton, Fall 1948)49
4School of Genius (Princeton,1948)58
5Genius (Princeton, 1948-49)66
6Gaines (Princeton, Spring 1949)75
7John von Neumann (Princeton, 1948-49)79
8The Theory of Games83
9The Bargaining Problem (Princeton, Spring 1949)88
10Nash's Rival Idea (Princeton, 1949-50)92
11Lloyd (Princeton, 1950)99
12The War of Wits (RAND, Summer 19501104
13Game Theory at RAND115
14The Draft (Princeton, 1950-51)123
15A Beautiful Theorem (Princeton. 1950-51)128
16MIT133
17Bad Boys139
18Experiments (RAND, Summer 1952)147
I 9Reds (Spring 1953)152
20Geometry155
Part Two: Separate Lives
21Singularity167
22A Special Friendship (Santa Monica, Summer 1952)169
23Eleanor172
24Jack180
25The Arrest (RAND, Summer 1954)184
26Alicia190
27The Courtship199
28Seattle (Summer 1956)203
29Death and Marriage (1956-57)208
Part Three: A Slow Fire Burning
30Olden Lane and Washington Square (1956-57)215
31The Bomb Factory222
32Secrets (Summer 1958)228
33Schemes (P,i111 1958)235
34The Emperor of Antarctica239
35In the Eye of the Storm (Spring 1959)248
36Day Breaks in Bowditch Hall
(McLean Hospital, April—May 1959)253
37Mad Hatter's Tea (May—lune 1959)262
Part Four: The Lost Years
38Citoven du Monde (Paris and Geneva, 1959-60)269
39Absolute Zero (Princeton, 1960)283
40Tower of Silence (Trenton State Hospital, 1961)288
41An Enforced Interlude of Rationality
(July 1961—April 1965)295
42The "Blowing Up" Problem
(Princeton and Carrier Clinic, 1963-65)305
43Solitude (Boston, 1965-67)314
44A Man All Alone in a Strange World (Roanoke, 1967-76)323
45Phantom of Fine Hall (Princeton, 19705)337
46A Quiet Life (Princeton, 1970-90)340
Part Five: The Most Worthy
47Remission349
48The Prize356
49The Greatest Auction Ever
(Washington, D.C., December 1994)374
50Re-awakening (Princeton, 1995-97)379
Epilogue389
Notes391
Select Bibliography437
Acknowledgments441
index443

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