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" Thought is a function of the brain," he thinks of the matter just as he thinks when he says, "Steam is a function of the tea-kettle. "
Human Immortality: Two Supposed Objections to the Doctrine - Page 13
by William James - 1898 - 70 pages
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The Proofs of Life After Death: A Twentieth Century Symposium; an Assembly ...

Robert John Thompson - Future life - 1902 - 365 pages
..."Steam is a function of the tea-kettle." "Light is a function of the electric circuit." "Power is the function of the moving waterfall." In these latter...function. Just so, he thinks, it must be with the brain. But in the world of physical nature productive function of this sort is not the only kind of function...
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The Proofs of Life After Death: A Twentieth Century Symposium; an Assembly ...

Robert John Thompson - Future life - 1902 - 365 pages
..."Steam is a function of the tea-kettle." "Light is a function of the electric circuit." "Power is the function of the moving waterfall." In these latter...function. Just so, he thinks, it must be with the brain. But in the world of physical nature productive function of this sort is not the only kind of function...
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Immortality of Man from the Standpoint of Reason

Mason Daniel Chatterton - Immortality - 1904 - 181 pages
...tea-kettle, light is a function of the electric circuit; power is the function of the moving waterfall. These several material objects have the function of inwardly creating or engendering their effects, and their functions must be the same as with brain functions. You cannot demonstrate a sum in algebra to a person...
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The Journal of Comparative Neurology, Volume 14

Nervous system - 1904
...the power of the functioning of a moving waterfall, etc., "the material objects have the function of creating or engendering their effects and their function must be called productive function." But we also have releasing or permissive functions and we have transmissive functions. "When we think...
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The Journal of Comparative Neurology and Psychology

Neurology - 1904
...the power of the functioning of a moving waterfall, etc., "the material objects have the function of creating or engendering their effects and their function must be called productive function." But we also have releasing or permissive functions and we have transmissive functions. "When we think...
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The Proofs of Life After Death: A Collation of Opinions as to Future Life

Robert John Thompson - Future life - 1906 - 355 pages
..."Steam is a function of the tea-kettle." "Light is a function of the electric circuit." "Power is the function of the moving waterfall." In these latter...function. Just so, he thinks, it must be with the brain. But in the world of physical nature productive function of this sort is not the only kind of function...
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The Proofs of Life After Death: A Collation of Opinions as to Future Life

Robert John Thompson - Future life - 1906 - 355 pages
..."Steam is a function of the tea-kettle." "Light is a function of the electric circuit." "Power is the function of the moving waterfall." In these latter...function. Just so, he thinks, it must be with the brain. But in the world of physical nature productive function of this sort is not the only kind of function...
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What's Next: Or, Shall a Man Live Again?

Immortality - 1906 - 272 pages
...when he says, "Steam is a function of the tea-kettle." "Light is a function of the electric current." Material objects have the function of inwardly creating...function. Just so, he thinks, it must be with the brain. . . . But in the world of physical nature productive function of this sort is not the only kind of...
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The Spiritual Ascent of Man, Volume 44; Volume 603

William Tudor Jones - Philosophy and religion - 1917 - 247 pages
...consciousness is it is not matter. The late William James emphasised the same fact: When the psychologist, who thinks that his science cuts off all hope of immortality,...effects, and their function must be called productive function.1 The physiologist is sometimes apt to think that it is so with the brain. It is supposed...
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The New Light on Immortality: Or, The Significance of Psychic Research

John Herman Randall - Parapsychology - 1921 - 174 pages
...is a function of the tea-kettle," " Light is a function of the electric circuit," or " Power is the function of the moving waterfall." In these latter...creating or engendering their effects, and their function is clearly a productive function. Just so, the psychophysiologist thinks it must be with the brain....
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