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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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Isis Unveiled: Science

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky - Occultism and science - 1877
...think, I love ; ' but how does consciousness infuse itself into the problem ? " And thus answers : " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding...unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought and a molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously ; we do not possess the intellectual organ nor apparently...
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Isis Unveiled: Science

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky - Occultism and science - 1877
...think, I love ; ' but how does consciousness infuse itself into the problem ? " And thus answers : "The passage from the physics of the brain to the...unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought and a molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously ; we do not possess the intellectual organ nor apparently...
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Biology, with Preludes on Current Events

Joseph Cook - Biology - 1877 - 325 pages
...Tyndall's famous admissions that "^molecular groupings and molecular motions explain nothing ; " that " the passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable ; " and that, if love were known to be associated with a right-handed spiral motion of the molecules...
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Reconciliation of Science and Religion

Alexander Winchell - Religion and science - 1877 - 403 pages
...It would be at the bottom not a case of logical inference at all, but of empirical association.* * * The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable (p. 117).* * * In affirming that the growth of the body is mechanical, and that thought as exercised...
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Lucretius

William Hurrell Mallock - 1878 - 172 pages
...great a mystery that no study can unravel it. The following are the words of Professor Tyndall :-— " 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 mind and senses so expanded as...
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Faith in a Future Life: (foundations)

Alfred Wilhelm Martin - Future life - 1916 - 202 pages
...from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable"; that "while a definite thought and a definite molecular action...simultaneously, we do not possess the intellectual organ which would enable us to pass, by a process of reasoning, from the one to the other"; that "the chasm...
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Main Questions in Religion: A Study of Fundamentals : Crane Theological ...

Willard Chamberlain Selleck - Theology - 1916 - 140 pages
...process of reasoning from one phenomenon to the other. They appear together, but we do not know why." "The passage from the physics of the brain to the...corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable." "The problem of the connection of the body and the soul is as insoluble as it was in the pre-scientific...
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Critical Realism: A Study of the Nature and Conditions of Knowledge

Roy Wood Sellars - Knowledge, Theory of - 1916 - 283 pages
...reasoning from the knowledge of the brain acquired by physicists and physiologists to consciousness. ' ' The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable." Has not the problem of the mind-body relation been wrongly put ? When we assert that consciousness...
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Faith in a Future Life: (foundations)

Alfred Wilhelm Martin - Future life - 1916 - 202 pages
...collisions have resulted in the world of Nature and of Man. When Tyndall made his famous declarations that "the passage from the physics of the brain to the...corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable"; that "while a definite thought and a definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously, we...
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Anthropogenesis

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky - Theosophy - 1917
...all the great men of science, as of the greatest thinkers of this and the past ages, in saying that the passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of Consciousness is unthinkable. Were our minds and senses so ... illuminated as to enable us to see and feel the very molecules of...
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