A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind


Sylvia Nasar

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The Nash Equilibrium

In A Beautiful Mind, mathematical ideas—especially the “Nash equilibrium,” Nash’s most important contribution to game theory—come to represent Nash’s own independent identity, his competitive and often vindictive spirit, and his self-interested approach…

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Men in Red Neckties

As Nash begins to unravel mentally, he believes that “men in red neckties” are following him around the MIT campus, tracking his movements and interactions with others. The men in red neckties carry two layers…

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