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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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The Living Age, Volume 118

1873
...Materialism," he points out that the p?.ssage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding fact of consciousness is unthinkable. " Granted that a...possess the intellectual organ, nor apparently any rudir of the organs which would enable u diment organs which would enable us to pass, by a process...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 137

1873
...corresponding fact of consciousness is unthinkable. ' Granted that a definite thought and a defmite mole' eular action in' the brain occur simultaneously, we do not...intellectual organ, nor apparently any rudiment of ' the organs which would enable us to pass, by a process of ' reasoning, from the one to the other. They...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volumes 12-13

American Philosophical Society - Anthropology - 1873
...connection of body and soul is as insoluble in its modern form as it was in the prescientific ages." "The passage from the physics of the brain to the...corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable." (Fragments of Science, 1111.) True, tinmanner of the connection is unthinkable, but the fact of such...
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The Religion of Humanity

Octavius Brooks Frothingham - Unitarian churches - 1873 - 338 pages
...brain occur simultaneously, we do not possess the 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. Were our minds and senses so expanded strengthened and illuminated as...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 137

English literature - 1873
...terialism,' he points out that the passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding fact of consciousness is unthinkable. ' Granted that a definite thought and a definite mole' cular action in the brain occur simultaneously, we do not ' possess the intellectual organ, nor...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volumes 59-60

Henry Allon - 1874
...between these two closely connected sets of facts ; those, namely, of nervous force and consciousness. "The passage from the physics of the brain to the...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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 116

England - 1874
...soar in a vacuum the moment we seek to comprehend the connection between them." And again elsewhere :* "Granted that a definite thought and a definite molecular...simultaneously, we do not possess the intellectual organs, nor apparently any rudiment of the organs, which would enable us to pass by a process of reasoning...
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Strauss as a Philosophical Thinker: A Review of His Book "The Old Faith and ...

Hermann Ulrici - Materialism - 1874 - 167 pages
...errors of systematic Ma" terialism may paralyze the energies and de" stroy the beauty of a life." " The passage from the physics of the brain "to the corresponding facts of consciousness," says TYNDALL, "is unthinkable. ... On both "sides of the zone here assigned to the materi" alist he...
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Problems of faith, a third series of lectures to young men, delivered at the ...

London coll. of the Presbyterian church in England - 1875
...say, I feel, I think, I love ; but how does consciousness infuse itself into the problem ? . . . . 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 The chasm between the two classes of phenomena...
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Problems of life and mind

George Henry Lewes - 1875
...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." — TYNDALL, Address to the...
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