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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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Isis Unveiled: (Two Volumes in a Slipcase)

H. P. Blavatsky - 1994 - 1506 pages
...I think, I love'; but how does consciousness infuse itself into the problem?" — and thus answers: "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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The Nature of Consciousness: Philosophical Debates

Ned Block, Owen Flanagan, Guven Guzeldere - 1997 - 885 pages
...conceivable, 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 inconceivable as a result of mechanics. 48 Granted that a definite thought, and a definite molecular...
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On Intelligence

Hippolyte Taine - 1998 - 588 pages
...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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Theories of Consciousness: An Introduction and Assessment

William Seager - 1999 - 306 pages
...around for a long time; a clear formulation is given by John Tyndall (as quoted by William James). '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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Depression and Dementia: Progress in Brain Research, Clinical Applications ...

Suptendra Nath Sarbadhikari - 2005 - 349 pages
...Physiology", the primary objection to interactionism made little progress. In 1871, John Tyndall wrote "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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The Foundations of Personality

Abraham Myerson - 2005 - 416 pages
...relationship of mind (thought and consciousness) to body. He quotes the "lucky" paragraph from Tyndall, "The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness ia unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought and a definite molecular action in the brain occur...
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The Globe, Volumes 12-13

William Henry Thorne - 1902
...it a function of itself. Matter is not by any means a sufficient cause of mind; even Tyndall 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 in the brain occurs simultaneously,...
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