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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... "
Anti-theistic Theories: Being the Baird Lecture for 1877 - Page 172
by Robert Flint - 1894 - 555 pages
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Essays on the Use and Limit of the Imagination in Science

John Tyndall - Imagination - 1870 - 72 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...us to pass, by a process of reasoning, from the one to the other. They appear together, but we do not know why. Were our minds and senses so expanded,...
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Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection: A Series of Essays

Alfred Russel Wallace - Evolution - 1870 - 384 pages
...Norwich, in 1868, Professor Tyndall expressed himself as follows : — " The passage from the physies of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness...us to pass by a process of reasoning from the one phenomenon to the other. They appear together, but we do not know why. Were our minds and senses so...
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The Religious Magazine and Monthly Review, Volume 47

Unitarianism - 1872
...the two into juxtaposition" (Spencer's Psychology, p. 158, Am. Ed.). "Granted." says Prof. Tyndall, "that a definite thought and a definite molecular...us to pass by a process of reasoning from the one to the other. They appear together, but we do not know why " (Tyndall's Fragments of Science, p. 120)....
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 63

Law - 1901
...Wundt and others, but by Spencer and Tyndall even. Kant, Spencer, du Bois-Reymond and Tyndall hold that the passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Haeckel says that when certain parts of the brain are diseased or affected, the corresponding sense...
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Fragments of Science for Unscientific People: A Series of Detached Essays ...

John Tyndall - 1871
...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...us to pass, by a process of reasoning, from the one to the other. They appear together, but we do not know why. Were our minds and senses so expanded,...
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On intelligence, tr. by T.D. Haye and revised by the author, Volume 1

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1871
...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...us to pass by a process of reasoning from the one phenomenon to the other. They appear together, but we do not know why. Were our minds and senses so...
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Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection

Alfred Russel Wallace - 1871
...of the British Association at Norwich, in 1868, Professor Tyndall expressed himself as follows:— " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding...us to pass by a process of reasoning from the one phenomenon to the other. They appear together, but we do not know why. Were our minds and senses so...
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On Intelligence

Hippolyte Taine - Knowledge - 1871 - 542 pages
...the final mechanical solution of the problem ; but the passage from the physics of the brain to tht corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable....us to pass by a process of reasoning from the one phenomenon tn the other. They appear together, but we do not know why. Were our minds and senses so...
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Half Hours with Modern Scientists, Volume 2

Science - 1871 - 288 pages
...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...intellectual organ, nor, apparently, any rudiment of the "'hich would enable us to pass by a process f "-om the one phenomenon to the other. They appear together,...
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Fragments of Science for Unscientific People: A Series of Detached Essays ...

John Tyndall - Religion and science - 1871 - 422 pages
...facts of consciousness is unthinkable, ranted that a definite thought, and a definite molecular tion in the brain occur simultaneously ; we do not possess...us to pass, by a process of reasoning, from the one to the other. They appear together, but we do not know why. Were our minds and senses so expanded,...
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