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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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Faith and Rationalism: With Short Supplementary Essays on Related Topics

George Park Fisher - 1879 - 188 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 soul is as insoluble, as it was in the presoientific...
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The Journal of speculative philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris ..., Volume 13

1879
...organism included. Dr. Calderwood also quotes with approval (p. 212) the dictum of Prof. Tyndall, that " the passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable" — a view which can only be true if consciousness is outside of brain, as one material thing is outside...
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The Relations of Mind and Brain

Henry Calderwood - 1879 - 455 pages
...inquiry must impress -all who study the relations of brain and mind. Professor Tyndall has 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 occur simultaneously,...
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Anti-theistic Theories: Being the Baird Lecture for 1877

Robert Flint - 1879 - 555 pages
...retracted, and which he will find it hard to refute, should he wish to do so — when he 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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Anti-theistic theories. Baird lect., 1877

Robert Flint - 1879
...retracted, and which he will find it hard to refute, should he wish to do so — when he 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 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 niole' cular action in the brain occur simultaneously,...
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Philosophy Historical and Critical: By André Lefèvre. Tr. with an ...

André Lefèvre - 1879 - 598 pages
...address to the physical section of the British Association, which has become famous, confesses that "the passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is rxTHiXKABLK." The rest of the passage, which is extremely instructive and most satisfactory to the...
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Fragments of Science: A Series of Detached Essays, Addresses, and ..., Volume 2

John Tyndall - 1879
...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. Granted that a definite thought, and a definite molecular action...
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The new truth and the old faith, by a scientific layman

New truth - 1880
...instrument of research is itself the object of investigation." Dr. Tyndall has also admitted "that the passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unattainable," and Professor Clerk Maxwell records his belief that "no new discoveries can make the...
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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion

John Caird - 1880 - 358 pages
...appearance of the Djin when Aladdin rubbed his lamp in the story." " The passage," says Mr. Tyndall, " from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable." But if we reflect for a moment on the two propositions, first, that mind or mental activity is a mode...
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