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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... "
Psychology Applied to Medicine: Introductory Studies - Page 3
by David Washburn Wells - 1907 - 141 pages
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Hypnotism: Its History, Practice and Theory

John Milne Bramwell - 1906 - 478 pages
...a physical condition and a psychical state, the one did not in any true sense explain the other. As Tyndall said : " There is no fusion possible between...corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable." THE THEORIES OF THE NANCY SCHOOL. It is difficult to condense the views of the so-called Nancy school,...
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Dynamic Thought: Or, The Law of Vibrant Energy

William Walker Atkinson - 1906 - 231 pages
...Mind, upon a strictly and purely physical basis. Tyndall, the great English scientist, truthfully said, "the 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 of the brain occur simultaneously,...
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Haeckel's Monism False: An Examination of 'The Riddle of the Universe'; 'The ...

Frank Ballard - 1906 - 605 pages
...dogma of ' thanatism.' What Professor Tyndall wrote a quarter of a century ago remains as true as ever: The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is inconceivable as the result of mechanics. Granted that a definite thought and a definite molecular...
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Christian Theism and a Spiritual Monism: God, Freedom, and Immortality in ...

William Lowe Walker - 1906 - 484 pages
...physical. Dr. Tyndall spoke the language of Dualism when he said in oft -quoted words that there was " no passage from the physics of the Brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness." There is indeed " no passage," if we begin with Matter. But if we begin with Spirit, of which matter...
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Psychology Applied to Medicine: Introductory Studies

David Washburn Wells - 1907 - 141 pages
...Scribners; Sandford, "Experimental Psychology," Heath ; Waldstein, " The Subconscious Self," Scribners ; Bramwell, " Hypnotism," Lippincott ; Sidis, " Psychology...is a line of investigation which cannot be taken up hi any superficial way. This confession of ignorance is in fact a great step toward a higher knowledge....
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Theories of the Transmigration of Souls

J. Gibbons - 1907 - 54 pages
...principle acts through its material coefficient and is reacted upon by it, we are not able to say. "The passage from the physics of the brain to the...corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable," says Mr Tyndall. He means, of course, that we cannot explain it in any physical way: and this is a...
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Religion and Medicine: The Moral Control of Nervous Disorders, Volume 10

Elwood Worcester, Samuel McComb, Isador Henry Coriat - 1908 - 427 pages
...the causal connection between mind and body, is at bottom insoluble to man. If, as Tyndall said,1 " the passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable, the reverse passage from the changes of consciousness to changes of our physical organism is just as...
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Report of the ... Meeting, Volume 11

ANZAAS (Association) - 1908
...never from this assert the presence or predict the advent of mind. Thus Tyndall has justly said that " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is inconceivable as a result of mechanics. Were our minds and senses so expanded, strengthened, and illuminated...
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Golden Gleams of Thought from the Words of Leading Orators, Divines ...

Rev. S. Pollock Linn - 1881 - 446 pages
...things generally. Goethe. A MAN'S worst difficulties begin when he is able to. do as he likes. Huxley. THE passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Tyndall. WK call this a Christian country, but the only offense we can never overlook is the forgiveness...
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Letters, Lectures and Address of Charles Edward Garman: A Memorial Volume ...

Charles Edward Garman, Eliza Miner Garman - 1909 - 616 pages
...as ridiculous as converting space into time. Take the following quotation from Tyndall : — " But the 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,...
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