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" But what consciousness is, we know not ; and how it is that anything so remarkable as a state of consciousness comes about as the result of irritating nervous tissue, is just as unaccountable as the appearance of the Djin when Aladdin rubbed his lamp... "
Philosophy of Mind
by Jaegwon Kim - 2006 - 338 pages
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Philosophy of Mind: Contemporary Readings

Timothy O'Connor, David Robb - Philosophy - 2003 - 596 pages
...their helpful comments on even earlier versions. 21 Colin McGinn, "Can We Solve the Mind-Body Problem?" How it is that anything so remarkable as a state of consciousness comes about as a result of initiating nerve tissue, is just as unaccountable as the appearance of the Djin, where...
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Consciousness: Creeping Up on the Hard Problem

Jeffrey Alan Gray - Psychology - 2004 - 341 pages
...have major implications for our understanding of human nature. Consciousness ~rh± s One AW21-EY8-YPRT How it is that anything so remarkable as a state of consciousness comes about as a result of irritating nervous tissue, is just as unaccountable as the appearance of Djin when Aladdin...
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The Teen Brain Book: Who & what are You?

Dale Bick Carlson, Nancy Teasdale, Carol Nicklaus - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 222 pages
...can a neural event cause consciousness to happen?" And writer and biologist Thomas Huxley wondered how it is that "anything so remarkable as a state of consciousness comes about as a result of irritating nervous tissue." Despite some differences in the actual definition of the word...
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The Cambridge Handbook of Consciousness

Philip David Zelazo, Morris Moscovitch, Evan Thompson - Psychology - 2007
...addition to, or as a feature of, complex sensory and behavioral control systems? As Thomas Huxley said, 'How it is that anything so remarkable as a state of consciousness comes about as a result of irritating nervous tissue, is just as unaccountable as the appearance of Djin when Aladdin...
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The New Psychology: Its Message, Principles and Practice

William Walker Atkinson - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2007 - 236 pages
...We can do no more than to echo the thoughtful statement of Huxley, the eminent scientist, who said: "How it is that anything so remarkable as a state of consciousness comes about by the result of irritating nervous tissue, is just as unaccountable as the presence of the jinnee...
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The Latest Answers to the Oldest Questions: A Philosophical Adventure with ...

Nicholas Fearn - Philosophy - 2005 - 225 pages
...legs and backrest are taken away. This question is the subject of the next chapter. 4 bodies and souls That anything so remarkable as a state of consciousness comes about as a result of irritating nervous tissue is just as unaccountable as the appearance of the djinn when...
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Proceedings of the Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club, Volume 12

Gloucestershire (England) - 1898
...continually in our bodies without our being aware of them We speak of .• states of consciousness," but what consciousness is, we know not ; and how it...irritating nervous tissue, is just as unaccountable as any alternate fact of Nature.. — Huxley, "Elementary Lessons in Physiology," pp. 187, 188 : sec also...
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