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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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Spirit & Matter Before the Bar of Modern Science

Isaac Winter Heysinger - 1910 - 433 pages
...religion." Science does not even know how a blade of grass grows, or how it can grow. Says Tyndall : " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Were we able even to see and feel the very molecules of the brain, and follow all their motions, all...
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Religion and To-day

Jonathan Brierley - 1913 - 287 pages
...These are truths too obvious for discussion. The best scientists frankly admit them. Says Tyndall : " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is inconceivable as the result of mechanics. The problem of the connection of body and soul is as insoluble...
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Vital Problems of Religion

John Rougier Cohu - 1914 - 289 pages
...appearance of the Djin when Aladdin rubbed his lamp in the story." Tyndall says just the same thing: " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable." l As a matter of fact, we shall see later that the gulf between matter and mind is not so unbridgeable...
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Mind Cures

Geoffrey Rhodes - 1915 - 276 pages
...subjective psychological phenomena. As I have already remarked, Professor TyndalPs contention, " that the passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable," has to be ignored or forgotten, but it is no less true. When we see the extraordinary physical results...
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Encyclopædia of Religion and Ethics: Hymms-Liberty

James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, Louis Herbert Gray - 1915 - 910 pages
...; cf. also the well-known utterance in J. Tyndall's Address to tlie British Atancintion at Norwich ('the passage from the Physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is \mthinkoMr, ') and Huxley's similar admission (Cfl xviii. [1871] 443). s • On the Nature of Things-in-Themselves,'...
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Faith in a Future Life: (foundations)

Alfred Wilhelm Martin - 1916 - 202 pages
...collisions have resulted in the world of Nature and of Man. When Tyndall made his famous declarations that "the passage from the physics of the brain to the...corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable"; that "while a definite thought and a definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously, we...
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Critical Realism: A Study of the Nature and Conditions of Knowledge

Roy Wood Sellars - 1916 - 283 pages
...reasoning from the knowledge of the brain acquired by physicists and physiologists to consciousness. ' ' The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable." Has not the problem of the mind-body relation been wrongly put ? When we assert that consciousness...
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Main Questions in Religion: A Study of Fundamentals : Crane Theological ...

Willard Chamberlain Selleck - 1916 - 140 pages
...process of reasoning from one phenomenon to the other. They appear together, but we do not know why." "The passage from the physics of the brain to the...corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable." "The problem of the connection of the body and the soul is as insoluble as it was in the pre-scientific...
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Anthropogenesis

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky - 1917
...all the great men of science, as of the greatest thinkers of this and the past ages, in saying that the passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of Consciousness is unthinkable. Were our minds and senses so ... illuminated as to enable us to see and feel the very molecules of...
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Essays for College English

James Cloyd Bowman - 1918 - 474 pages
...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 is unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought and a definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously;...
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