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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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American Presbyterian Review

Henry Boynton Smith, James Manning Sherwood - Presbyterianism - 1871
...Section of the British Association at Norwich, in 1868, Professor Tyndall expressed himself as follows: 'The passage from the physics of the brain to the...definite thought, and a definite molecular action of the brain occur simultaneously, we do not possess the intellectual organ, nor apparently any rndiment...
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Christianity and Positivism

James McCosh - Christianity - 1871 - 369 pages
...possess the intel* Address before British Association, Aug. 1868. TTNDALL'S TESTIMONT. 109 lectual organ, nor apparently any rudiment of the organ, which...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 Contemporary Review, Volume 16

1871
...Association at Norwich, in 1868. The following extract will show the position then taken. He says : — " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding...unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought, and the definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously, we do not possess the intellectual...
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The Catholic Record, Volumes 1-2

Catholic literature - 1871
...properly asks for a little more precision. How does consciousness infuse itself intO4 the problem ? Granted that a definite thought, and a definite molecular action in the brain, occur simultaneously, we should be as far as ever from the solution of the problem, " How are these p'.iysical processes connected...
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A Manual of Anthropology: Or, Science of Man, Based on Modern Research

Charles Bray - Anthropology - 1871 - 358 pages
...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 that which we believe to be the unconscious force of the brain can never think...
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A Manual of Anthropology: Or, Science of Man, Based on Modern Research

Charles Bray - Anthropology - 1871 - 358 pages
...AUTOMATIC. 161 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 that which we believe to be the unconscious force of the brain can never think...
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All the Year Round, Volume 6

1871
...properly asks for a little more precision. How does consciousness infuse itself into the problem ? Granted that a definite thought, and a definite molecular action in the brain, occur simultaneously, we should be as far as ever from the solution of the problem, " How are these physical processes connected...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 110

Scotland - 1871
...differ in this, that the passage from the current to the needle, if not demonstrable, ia thinkable. Granted that a definite thought and a definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously, ux do not postau the intellectual organ, nor apparently any rudiment of the organ, uJiich would enable...
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Autopaedia: Or, Instructions on Personal Education: Designed for Yound Men

James McCrie - Self-culture - 1871 - 628 pages
...soul ; and teaches in reference to the connection of the body and soul, and their mutual action, " that a definite thought and a definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously." In remarking on this representation of the connection of body and soul, and on the position of Materialists,...
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Scientific use of the imagination and other essays

John Tyndall - Science - 1872 - 63 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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