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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 Nature of Mind and Human Automatism

Morton Prince - 1885 - 173 pages
...the existence of mind, he still recognizes the difficulty whereof we speak. "The passage," he says, " 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 Monthly interpreter, ed. by J.S. Exell

Joseph Samuel Exell - 1885
...explanation of thought is as utterly unthinkable as ever. " The passage," says Professor Tyndall, " from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness, is inconceivable as a result of mechanics." Even were our minds and senses vastly " expanded, strengthened,...
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Methodist Review, Volume 67

1885
...explanation of thought is as utterly unthinkable as ever. " The passage," says Professor Tyndall, " from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is inconceivable as a result of mechanics." Even were our minds and senses vastly " expanded, strengthened,...
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Belief in God

Alfred Williams Momerie - 1886 - 83 pages
...of mind. In his address to the Physical Section of the British Association in 1868, Tyndall said: " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granting that a definite thought and a definite molecular action occur in the brain simultaneously,...
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Philistinism: Plain Words Concerning Certain Forms of Modern Skepticism

Richard Heber Newton - 1886 - 332 pages
...imagination, can clear it. High authorities in science authoiize- such a statement. Mr. Tyndall writes : " 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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Theism and Evolution: An Examination of Modern Speculative Theories as ...

Joseph Smith Van Dyke - 1886 - 461 pages
...materialism no good, for Prof. Tyndall himself admits that " molecular motion explains nothing. . . The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable." Accordingly, matter has only two essential properties, impenetrability and extension, other properties...
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Agnosticism: Sermons Preached in St. Peter's, Cranley Gardens, 1883-4

Alfred Williams Momerie - 1887 - 308 pages
...acutest of the agnostics. Call to mind, eg, some remarks of Tyndall's which I have already quoted : " 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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Ideals of Science & Faith: Essays by Various Authors

James Edward Hand - 1904 - 332 pages
...has been admitted by the most consistent advocates of naturalism. " The passage," writes Tyndall, " from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of Consciousness is unthinkable." In spite of this admission, Tyndall, we have seen, believes in the ultimate reducibility of mental...
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The Metaphysical Magazine, Volumes 18-19

1905
...opinions of some of the world's greatest scientists upon this very subject. Professor Tyndall, eg, 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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James Martineau and His Greatest Book

Jabez Thomas Sunderland - 1905 - 136 pages
...conscious and THE PHYSIOLOGICAL VIEW I2i the voluntary we are flung upon facts not known in physics. "The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness," says Professor Tyndall as quoted by Dr. Martineau, "is unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought...
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