Transmissionist
Transmissionist Trans*mis"sion*ist, n. An adherent of a theory, the

{transmission theory}, that the brain serves to ``transmit,'' rather than to originate, conclusions, and hence that consciousness may exist independently of the brain. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • transmissionist — noun A person who believes that the brain only transmits consciousness rather than originating it …   Wiktionary

  • transmission theory — Transmissionist Trans*mis sion*ist, n. An adherent of a theory, the {transmission theory}, that the brain serves to transmit, rather than to originate, conclusions, and hence that consciousness may exist independently of the brain. [Webster 1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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