A Beautiful Mind: A Biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, 1994 - Study Guide Chapters 33 - 35 Summary & Analysis

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In fall 1958, Alicia learned that she was pregnant. Nash was pleased although Alicia would have preferred to wait a few years. Career wise, Nash should have been considered for tenure that winter but he didn't want to stay at MIT. He still wanted to teach at Harvard. The University of Chicago was interested in him but he applied for grant money for a sabbatical to work on research at Princeton and in Paris. At this time, he also lost a lot of money in his investments.

Paul Cohen arrived at MIT that fall and he and Nash became friends.

In Chapter Thirty Four, during January and February, Nash's colleagues notice changes in his behavior. They began to suspect that something was wrong when he talked about aliens from outer space communicating with him through the New York Times. Nash remembered feeling mentally exhaustive...

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