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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 science of man

Charles Bray - 1883
...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 which we believe to be the unconscious force of the brain can never think how...
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Records of Jesus Reviewed and Fifty Questions Answered Through Five Hundred ...

Benjamin Franklin Burnham - 1883 - 294 pages
...mind ? No matter. What is matter ? Never mind. What is the soul ? It is immaterial. — Thomas Hood. The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. — John Tyndall. What I object to in Scotch philosophers in general is that they reason upon man as...
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An examination of the structural principles of ... H. Spencer's philosophy

William David Ground - 1883
...represent, as one and the same, a fact of consciousness and the oscillation of a nerve-molecule. " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable b," says Professor Tyndall. " No b Address to the Physical and Mathematical Section of the British...
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Christian Thought, Volume 2

1886
...materialism, with anything like an authoritative utterance adverse to the former; acknowledging that "the passage from the physics of the brain to the...corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable." "Science is mute here," says the modern "master of words;" but, as if fearing an inference of a sort...
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An Examination of the Structural Principles of Mr. Herbert Spencer's ...

William David Ground - 1883 - 351 pages
...can represent, as one and the same, a fact of consciousness and the oscillation of a nerve-molecule. "The passage from the physics of the brain to the...corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable b," says Professor Tyndall. " No b Address to the Physical and Mathematical Section of the British...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 35; Volume 43; Volume 65

1883
...can tell. Science is mute as to the exact relations of physical and mental forces. Says 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 occurs simultaneously,...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 37; Volume 100

1883
...expressed what they have seen in language as clear as their vision. Professor Tyndall writes : The pa4kge from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought and a definite molecular a<tion in the brain occur simultaneously,...
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Theosophical Miscellanies No.1 Thoughts On The Metaphysics Of Theosophy

S. Sandaram Iver - 1883
...The History of Creation, Vol. I, p. 32. I! Ibid, p. 324. IF Fragments of Science, Vol. I, pp. 26-7, " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousnesses inconceivable as a result of mechanics. I do not think the materialist Is entitled...
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Lucretius

William Hurrell Mallock - 1883 - 156 pages
...so great a mystery that no stndy can unravel it. The following are the words of Professor Tyndall: "The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts ot consciousness is unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought and a definite molecular action in...
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An Outline of the Future Religion of the World: With a Consideration of the ...

Richard Morris Smith - 1884 - 588 pages
...dominates the body. Cogito, ergo sum. Professor Tyndall says (Fragments of Science, vol. ii. p, 86), " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is inconceivable as a result of mechanics. I do not think the materialist is entitled to say that his...
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