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" ... the passage from' the current to the needle, if not demonstrable, is thinkable, and that we entertain no doubt as to the final mechanical solution of the problem. But the passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness... "
Littell's Living Age - Page 460
1868
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The Religious Magazine and Monthly Review, Volume 47

1872 - 642 pages
...apparently any rudiment of the organ, which would enable us to pass by a process of reasoning from the one to the other. They appear together, but we do not know why" (Tyndall's Fragments of Science, p. 120). If thought, however, be but a form of physical force, necessarily...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volumes 59-60

Henry Allon - 1874 - 698 pages
...passage from the physics of the brain lo the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought, and a definite molecular...us to pass, by a process of reasoning, from the one to the other. They appear together, but we do not know why. Were our minds and senses so expanded,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 116

1874 - 796 pages
...vacuum the moment we seek to comprehend the connection between them." And again elsewhere :* "Granted that a definite thought and a definite molecular action...simultaneously, we do not possess the intellectual organs, nor apparently any rudiment of the organs, which would enable us to pass by a process of reasoning...
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Problems of Life and Mind: The principles of certitude. From the known to ...

George Henry Lewes - 1875 - 500 pages
...passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought and a definite molecular action...other. They appear together, but we do not know why." — TYNDALL, Address to the Mathematical and Physical Section of the British Association, 1868. To...
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Heredity: a Psychological Study of Its Phenomena, Laws, Causes, and ...

Théodule Ribot - 1875 - 478 pages
...have said, some remarkable reflections of the great English physicist, Tyndall. 'Granted,' says he, 'that a definite thought and a definite molecular...us to pass by a process of reasoning from the one to the other. They appear together, but we do not know why. Were our minds and senses so expanded,...
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Problems of faith, a third series of lectures to young men, delivered at the ...

London coll. of the Presbyterian church in England - 1875 - 268 pages
...passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought and a definite molecular action...us to pass, by a process of reasoning, from the one to the other. They appear together, but we do not know why The chasm between the two classes of phenomena...
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Ideas in Nature Overlooked by Dr. Tyndall: Being an Examination of Dr ...

James McCosh - 1875 - 76 pages
...structure — it may rise to intelligence and feeling. He has, however, to allow in his Appendix, " Granted that a definite thought and a definite molecular action...us to pass by a process of reasoning from the one to the other." He speaks of the chasm between the two classes of phenomena being " intellectually impassable."...
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Fragments of science for unscientific people

John Tyndall - 1875 - 470 pages
...a definite thought, and a definite molecr1" action in the brain occur simultaneously ; we do not p the intellectual organ, nor apparently any rudiment...us to pass, by a process of reasoning, from the one to the other. They appear together, but we do not know why. Were our minds and senses so expanded,...
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Christian Psychology, the Soul and the Body in Their Correlation and ...

Emanuel Swedenborg, T. M. Gorman - 1875 - 580 pages
...physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granted (it is said) that a definite thought, and a definite molecular...simultaneously ;* we do not possess the intellectual organ, nor * This is the fundamental fallacy of the Leibnitzian system of the connexion between the soul and the...
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The Living Age, Volume 124

1875 - 844 pages
...comprehend the connection between them." And again elsewhere : * " Granted that adefinite thought 2nd a definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously, we do not possess the intellectual organs, nor apparently any rudiment of the organs, which would enable us to pass by a process of reasoning...
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