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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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The British Quarterly Review, Volumes 59-60

Henry Allon - 1874
...between these two closely connected sets of facts ; those, namely, of nervous force and consciousness. "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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Strauss as a Philosophical Thinker: A Review of His Book "The Old Faith and ...

Hermann Ulrici - 1874 - 167 pages
...errors of systematic Ma" terialism may paralyze the energies and de" stroy the beauty of a life." " The passage from the physics of the brain "to the corresponding facts of consciousness," says TYNDALL, "is unthinkable. ... On both "sides of the zone here assigned to the materi" alist he...
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Thoughts on Causality, with References to Phases of Recent Science, a Paper ...

Alexander Winchell - 1875 - 35 pages
...It would be at the bottom not a case of logical inference at all, but of empirical association * * * The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable (p. 117). * * * In affirming thatthe growth of the body is mechanical, and that thought, as exercised...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 34

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1875
...the product and the organ it uses, they confound the one with the other. Says Professor Tyndall, " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. They appear together, but we do not know why. Let the consciousness of love, for example, be associated...
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Problems of faith, a third series of lectures to young men, delivered at the ...

London coll. of the Presbyterian church in England - 1875
...say, I feel, I think, I love ; but how does consciousness infuse itself into the problem ? . . . . 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 Presbyterian Quarterly and Princeton Review, Volume 4

1875
...knowledge. They may moderate their zeal by reflecting upon the involuntary confession of Prof. Tyndall ! "The passage from the physics of the brain to the...corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable "; or, upon the friendly warning of Dr . Bray : " There is no bridge from physics to metaphysics —...
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Problems of life and mind

George Henry Lewes - 1875
...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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Christian Psychology, the Soul and the Body in Their Correlation and ...

Emanuel Swedenborg - 1875 - 502 pages
...surprising self-confidence, as being determined, not only for the present, but for all time to come, that " the passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granted (it is said) that a definite thought, and a definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously...
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The New Englander

1875
...the product and the organ it uses, they confound the one with the other. Says Professor Tyndall, " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. They appear together, but we do not know why. Let the consciousness of love, for example, be associated...
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The Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volume 10

Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart - 1876
...And so long as the most advanced physicists are constrained to admit, with Professor Tyndall, that " the passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable," the theory of a separate and spiritual soul, in some way — to us mysterious, but, for aught we know,...
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