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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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Youth and Years at Oxford, in Conversation on Questions of the Day

Manthano (pseud.) - 1872
...demonstrable, is thinkable, and 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...is unthinkable. Granted that a definite 'thought, a definite molecular in the brain occur simultaneously ; we do not possess the intellectual organ,...
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Youth & Years at Oxford, in Conversation on Questions of the Day ...

Manthano (pseud.) - 1872
...brain occur simultaneously ; we do not possess the intellectual organ, nor apparently any rudiments of the organ, which would enable 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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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review, Volume 21

Theology - 1872
...considered by the great majority of those most able to judge, as not only unsolved, but insoluble. " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable." It may be, and probably is, true that thought is accompanied by, and is dependent on, motions of the...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 27

Science - 1885
...study of the nervous system." Dr. Tyndall (" Address on Scientific Materialism," Norwich) says : " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. The chasm between the two classes of phenomena is intellectually impassable." Professor Huxley says...
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Christ in modern life: sermons

Stopford Augustus Brooke - Aesthetics - 1872 - 408 pages
...thought or thought physical motion. ' The passage from the physics of the brain,' says Dr. Tyndall, ' to the corresponding facts of consciousness is 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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Christ in Modern Life: Sermons Preached in St. James's Square, London

Stopford Augustus Brooke - Sermons, English - 1872 - 408 pages
...thought or thought physical motion. ' The passage from the physics of the brain,' says Dr. Tyndall, ' to the corresponding facts of consciousness is 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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SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY.

CHARLES HODGE - 1873
..."said of Hartley nearly seventy years ago, Professor Tyndall says of the Materialists of our day. " 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 the Localisation of Movements in the Brain

John Hughlings Jackson - Brain - 1873 - 37 pages
...(Spencer, Psychology, Vol. i, p. 48.) Tyndall writes — " * * the passage from the physics of via 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, we know not why." This quotation is given by Lewes,...
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The Religion of Humanity

Octavius Brooks Frothingham - Unitarian churches - 1873 - 338 pages
...they stand with bended head ; the spiritual facts their instruments do not touch. Tyndall says : " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding...intellectual organ, nor apparently any rudiment of an organ which would enable us to pass by a process of reasoning from one phenomenon to the other....
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Year-book of Nature and Popular Science for 1872

John Christopher Draper - Science - 1873 - 333 pages
...example, can say, I feel, I think, I love j but how does consciousness infuse itself into the problem ? " Granted that a definite thought and a definite molecular...enable us to pass, by a process of reasoning, from one to the other. " Let the consciousness of love, for example, be associated with a right-handed spiral...
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