(25) Pointing to 'the Arabs' (die Araber) as an example, Hegel also argued that "the unalterability
of the climate, the entire condition of the land, in which a nation has its fixed residence, contributes to the unalterability
of character itself [Die Unveranderlichkeit des Klima's, der ganzen Beschaffenheit des Landes, in welchem eine Nation ihren bleibenden Wohnsitz hat, tragt zur Unveranderlichkeit des Charakters derselben bei]" (2011b, [section]394 Addition, page 962; compare 1978 II, page 67).
If he were to go on living, he would go on acting in the same way by virtue of the unalterability
of his character.
Three staples underlying Western-based antiessentialism which can be rendered moot are (1) the sheer untenability or farfetchededness of the idea of essence, (2) the unalterability
of the essence, and (3) viewing essentialism ipso facto as genetic essentialism or biological reductionism.
As bona fide laws, their existence poses problems for the thesis of the unalterability
of laws, a cornerstone of the Consequence Argument against compatibilism.
In the following passage, Schopenhauer conducts a thought-experiment that uncovers Tithonus' "error" in asking for immortality: The rigid unalterability
and essential limitation of every individuality as such would, in the case of its endless duration, inevitably and necessarily produce ultimately such great weariness by its monotony, that we should prefer to become nothing, merely in order to be relieved of it.
(38) The characteristics of qualified certificates and secure-signature-creation devices are set out in functional, rather than technological terms: as examples, a qualified certificate must identify the issuing certification-service-provider (39), who must "use trustworthy systems and products which are protected against modification and ensure the technical and cryptographic security of the process" (40), and secure-signature-creation devices must use "appropriate technical and procedural means" to ensure the uniqueness and unalterability
of the signature.
In an age of growing nationalism biological theories of race formulated a Jewish racial identity and conferred a modern rationale for the long-standing belief in the unalterability
of the Jewish national character.
It is precisely the unalterability
of experience, and therefore the unavoidable consequences that result from experience, that carry Adam Bede through anguish to regeneration.