How Turing’s Ideas Were Borne From Death.
The love of Alan Turing for Christopher Morcom shaped his career. Morcom’s death changed how Turing thought about the possibilities of mathematics and the place of the spirit in it.
“After the loss for Morcom, Turing started to puzzle out the nature of mind and spirit, and its relationship with the physical machine, the body. It was this creative leap that drove his career.”