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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 Physical Basis of Immortality

Antoinette Louisa Brown Blackwell - 1876 - 324 pages
...does consciousness infuse itself into this eternal round of shifting process? In Prof. Tyndall's view: "The passage from the physics of the brain to the...corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable." He says : " Granted that a definite thought, and a definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously...
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The Unseen World: And Other Essays

John Fiske - 1876 - 349 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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Transactions of the Albany Institute, Volume 8

Albany Institute - 1876
...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 ia unthinkable (p. 117). * * * In affirming that the growth of the body is mechanical, and that thought,...
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Isis Unveiled: Science

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky - 1877
...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 molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously ; we do not...
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Biology, with Preludes on Current Events

Joseph Cook - 1877 - 325 pages
...Tyndall's famous admissions that "^molecular groupings and molecular motions explain nothing ; " that " the passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable ; " and that, if love were known to be associated with a right-handed spiral motion of the molecules...
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Isis Unveiled: Science

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky - 1877
...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 molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously ; we do not...
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Reconciliation of Science and Religion

Alexander Winchell - 1877 - 403 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 that the growth of the body is mechanical, and that thought as exercised...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volumes 12-13

American Philosophical Society - 1878
...connection of body and soul is as insoluble in ils modern form as it was in the prescieutific ages." " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable.'' (Fragments of Science, 110.) True, the manner of the connection is unthinkable, but the fact of such...
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Lucretius

William Hurrell Mallock - 1878 - 172 pages
...great a mystery that no study can unravel it. The following are the words of Professor Tyndall :-— " 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 Realistic Assumptions of Modern Science Examined

Thomas Martin Herbert - 1879 - 460 pages
...the following passage from Dr. Tyndall shows the importance which both attach to the division : — ' The passage from the physics of the brain to the '...corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. ' Granted that a definite thought and a definite mole' cular action in the brain occur simultaneously,...
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