Ambrose is a colleague of John Nash’s at MIT who strongly disapproves of Nash, believing him to be a “childish bright guy” who foolishly takes on difficult problems. Ambrose is a “moody, intense, somewhat frustrated” mathematician who cultivates a rivalry with Nash, challenging him to solve the notoriously difficult “embedding problem for manifolds”—which Nash later goes on to solve successfully.
Warren Ambrose Character Timeline in A Beautiful Mind
The timeline below shows where the character Warren Ambrose appears in A Beautiful Mind. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 20 – Geometry