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Identity may refer to one of the following:


  • Corporate identity is the physical manifestation of a business brand.
  • Identity theft is the deliberate appropriation of someone else's identity (without that person's permission) for criminal purposes.
  • Identity (social science) (or "social identity"). In the social sciences, identity has specific meanings, stemming from cognitive theory, sociology, politics, and psychology. See also identity politics.
  • Cultural identity is a person's self-affiliation (or categorization by others) as a member of a cultural group.
  • Ethnic identity
  • Gender identity is the gender with which a person identifies (or is identified by others).
  • Group identity
  • Digital identity is the representation of identity in terms of digital information.
  • Online identity is the digital identity established by computer network users.


In philosophy:

  • Identity (philosophy) is the sameness of two things (also see law of identity)
  • Identity theory of mind, in the philosophy of mind, holds that the mind is identical to the brain
  • Personal identity, in philosophy

In mathematics:

  • An identity is an equality that holds regardless of the values of its variables.


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