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Anti-theistic Theories: Being the Baird Lecture for 1877 - Page 172
by Robert Flint - 1885 - 554 pages
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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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THE PHYSICS AND PHILOSOPHY OF THE SENSES

R. S. WYLD F.R.S.E. - 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. Were our minds and senses so...
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Problems of Life and Mind: The principles of certitude. From the known to ...

George Henry Lewes - Knowledge, Theory of - 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 In thc...
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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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Ideas in Nature Overlooked by Dr. Tyndall

James McCosh - Religion and science - 1875 - 50 pages
...structure — it may rise to intelligence and feeling. He has, however, to allow in his Appendix, " Granted that a definite thought and a definite molecular...us to pass by a process of reasoning from the one to the other." He speaks of the chasm between the two classes of phenomena being " intellectually impassable."...
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Heredity: A Psychological Study of Its Phenomena, Laws, Causes, and Consequences

Théodule Ribot - Electronic books - 1875 - 393 pages
...have said, some remarkable reflections of the great English physicist, Tyndall. 'Granted,' says he, 'that a definite thought and a definite molecular...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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Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection: A Series of Essays

Alfred Russel Wallace - Evolution - 1875 - 384 pages
...the British Association at Norwich, in 1868, Professor Tyndall expressed himself as follows : — " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding...definite thought, and a definite molecular action in the bram occur simultaneously, we do not possess the intellectual organ, nor apparently any rudiment of...
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Fragments of Science for Unscientific People: A Series of Detached Essays ...

John Tyndall - Science - 1875 - 422 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...unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought, and a definite molecr1" action in the brain occur simultaneously ; we do not p the intellectual organ, nor apparently...
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Christian Psychology, the Soul and the Body in Their Correlation and ...

T. M. Gorman - Mind and body - 1875 - 502 pages
...surprising self-confidence, as being determined, not only for the present, but for all time to come, that " the passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granted (it is said) that a definite thought, and a definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously...
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Proceedings of the ... Convocation, Volume 11, Part 1874

Education - 1875
...knowledge. They may moderate their zeal by reflecting upon the pithy statement of Prof. Tyndall: " The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable;" or, upon the friendly warning of .Dr. Bray: " There is no bridge from physics to metaphysics, there...
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