A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind

by

Sylvia Nasar

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Kuhn is a Princeton math professor and a close friend of John Nash. He is described as a “shrewd, vigorous, sophisticated man” who—unlike other academics—tends to take a close interest in other people’s lives. Kuhn and Nash meet as graduate students at Princeton, and Kuhn directly observes Nash’s mental deterioration over the years.
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Harold Kuhn Character Timeline in A Beautiful Mind

The timeline below shows where the character Harold Kuhn appears in A Beautiful Mind. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Prologue
Mental Illness, Recovery, and the Quest for Knowledge Theme Icon
...to these seminars, though he was not technically affiliated with the university), Nash’s close friend, Harold Kuhn , a Princeton math professor, told Nash that he could expect a phone call from... (full context)