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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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Modern Materialism: Its Attitude Towards Theology

James Martineau - 1876 - 100 pages
...of feeling and thought. Yet this is precisely the transition which is pronounced " unthinkable ;" " we do not possess the intellectual organ, nor apparently...us to pass, by a process of reasoning, from the one to the other." If between these statements "nothing but harmony reigns," then indeed I am justly charged...
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Transcendentalism in New England: A History

Octavius Brooks Frothingham - 1876 - 414 pages
...the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granted that a thought and a definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously, we do not possess the organ, nor, apparently, any rudiment of the organ, which would enable us to pass by a process of reasoning...
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The Unseen World: And Other Essays

John Fiske - 1876 - 372 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." -f An unseen world consisting of purely psychical or * For a fuller exposition of this point, see my...
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The North American Review, Volume 124

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1877 - 558 pages
...the two things are related is still a mystery. Professor Tyndall remarked, nine years ago : " 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."* Mr. John Fiske says : " We know of mind...
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Johnson's New Universal Cyclopaedia: Lichfield-R

Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard - 1877 - 916 pages
...consciousness is unthinkable, (¿ranted that a definite thought and a definite molecular action in tho brain occur simultaneously, we do not possess the...us to pass by a process of reasoning from the one to the other. They appear together, but we know not why." (Scicntißc M'iten'alism, Am. ed., p. 117.)...
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Modern Materialism in Its Relations to Religion and Theology: Comprising an ...

James Martineau - 1877 - 222 pages
...of feeling and thought. Yet this is precisely the transition which is pronounced " unthinkable ; " " we do not possess the intellectual organ, nor apparently...us to pass, by a process of reasoning, from the one to the other." If between these statements "nothing but harmony reigns," then indeed I am justly charged...
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Isis Unveiled: Science

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky - 1877 - 688 pages
...brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought and a molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously...possess the intellectual organ nor apparently any rudiments of the organ, which would enable us to pass by a process of reasoning from one to the other....
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Isis Unveiled: Science

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky - 1877 - 696 pages
...brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought and a molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously...possess the intellectual organ nor apparently any rudiments of the organ, which would enable us to pass by a process of reasoning from one to the other....
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Religion as Affected by Modern Materialism: An Address Delivered in ...

James Martineau - 1878 - 188 pages
...of feeling and thought. Yet this is precisely the transition which is pronounced " unthinkable ;" " we do not possess the intellectual organ, nor apparently...us to pass, by a process of reasoning, from the one to the other." If between these statements " nothing but harmony reigns," then indeed I am justly charged...
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Lucretius, Volume 14

William Hurrell Mallock - 1878 - 196 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 in the brain occur simultaneously ; \ve do not possess the intellectual organ, nor apparently any rudiment of the organ, which would...
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