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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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A Manual of Anthropology: Or, Science of Man, Based on Modern Research

Charles Bray - 1871 - 358 pages
...existence all the lower natural forces are indispensably prerequisite.* Dr. Tyndall, however, says : " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness, is unthinkable." Why so ? Of course that that which we believe to be the unconscious force of the brain can never think...
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Fragments of Science for Unscientific People: A Series of Detached Essays ...

John Tyndall - 1871
...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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On intelligence, tr. by T.D. Haye and revised by the author, Volume 1

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1871
...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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American Presbyterian Review

Henry Boynton Smith, James Manning Sherwood - 1871
...Section of the British Association at Norwich, in 1868, Professor Tyndall expressed himself as follows: '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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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review, Volume 21

1872
...considered by the great majority of those most able to judge, as not only unsolved, but insoluble. " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable." It may be, and probably is, true that thought is accompanied by, and is dependent on, motions of the brain...
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Scientific use of the imagination and other essays

John Tyndall - 1872 - 63 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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Youth and Years at Oxford, in Conversation on Questions of the Day

Manthano (pseud.) - 1872
...demonstrable, is thinkable, and 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, a definite molecular in the brain occur simultaneously ; we do not...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volumes 12-13

American Philosophical Society - 1873
...connection of body and soul is as insoluble in its modern form as it was in the prescientific ages." "The passage from the physics of the brain to the...corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable." (Fragments of Science, 1111.) True, tinmanner of the connection is unthinkable, but the fact of such...
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The Religion of Humanity

Octavius Brooks Frothingham - 1873 - 338 pages
...they stand with bended head ; the spiritual facts their instruments do not touch. Tyndall says : " 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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SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY.

CHARLES HODGE - 1873
..."said of Hartley nearly seventy years ago, Professor Tyndall says of the Materialists of our day. " 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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