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  • “Consciousness” is, for a lot of reasons and unreasons, a Big Problem for Science.

    Mind Hacks: Ask philosophers about the mind

  • Once in Précigne you were "in" for good and all, _pour la durée de la guerre_, which _durée_ was a subject of occasional and dismal speculation -- occasional for reasons, as I have mentioned, of mental health; dismal for unreasons of diet, privation, filth, and other trifles.

    The Enormous Room

  • Butler, who mentally and spiritually is essentially our contemporary, would not, if he were writing now, concern himself with theology at all, but with the shams and unreasons which are the vested tyrannies set over us to-day.

    Definitions: Essays in Contemporary Criticism

  • "We've been together too long to let any 'reasons' or 'unreasons' come between us, old man," he said, not very steadily.

    The Man in Lower Ten

  • No mean or puerile type, with all its fetishisms and unreasons on its head -- no! -- a type sprung from the finest English blood, disciplined by heroic memories, by the persecution and hardships of the Penal Laws.

    Helbeck of Bannisdale — Volume II

  • Full of this post hoc argument, Mr. Melbury overlooked the infinite throng of other possible reasons and unreasons for a woman changing her mind.

    The Woodlanders

  • "I do not understand you; your reasoning unreasons you.

    Cinq Mars — Complete

  • •f substance; and the court of France must be less pon - tic than I think them at any time, and more unreasons* member a certain great man used to say two months ago,

    The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes, Historical and Critical


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