Nice job of character assassination guys, dredging up reviews from nearly a decade ago. Sir Issac Newton, the greatest thinker of his time and perhaps ever, was reviled when he was a professor at Cambridge, his classes unattended by any students, who were busy wenching at the pubs or maybe playing court tennis. Being popular by one's students would probably be the least accurate measure of a professor's worth.
"...the human emotional system was not designed to endure the mental rigors of a tennis match." Dr. Allen Fox