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Personal identity
Personal Per"son*al, a. [L. personalis: cf. F. personnel.] 1. Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things. Every man so termed by way of personal difference. --Hooker. 2. Of or pertaining to a particular person; relating to, or affecting, an individual, or each of many individuals; peculiar or proper to private concerns; not public or general; as, personal comfort; personal desire. The words are conditional, -- If thou doest well, -- and so personal to Cain. --Locke. 3. Pertaining to the external or bodily appearance; corporeal; as, personal charms. --Addison. 4. Done in person; without the intervention of another. ``Personal communication.' --Fabyan. The immediate and personal speaking of God. --White. 5. Relating to an individual, his character, conduct, motives, or private affairs, in an invidious and offensive manner; as, personal reflections or remarks. 6. (Gram.) Denoting person; as, a personal pronoun. Personal action (Law), a suit or action by which a man claims a debt or personal duty, or damages in lieu of it; or wherein he claims satisfaction in damages for an injury to his person or property, or the specific recovery of goods or chattels; -- opposed to real action. Personal equation. (Astron.) See under Equation. Personal estate or property (Law), movables; chattels; -- opposed to real estate or property. It usually consists of things temporary and movable, including all subjects of property not of a freehold nature. Personal identity (Metaph.), the persistent and continuous unity of the individual person, which is attested by consciousness. Personal pronoun (Gram.), one of the pronouns I, thou, he, she, it, and their plurals. Personal representatives (Law), the executors or administrators of a person deceased. Personal rights, rights appertaining to the person; as, the rights of a personal security, personal liberty, and private property. Personal tithes. See under Tithe. Personal verb (Gram.), a verb which is modified or inflected to correspond with the three persons.
system or doctrine of identity
Identism I*den"tism, n. [See Identity.] (Metaph.) The doctrine taught by Schelling, that matter and mind, and subject and object, are identical in the Absolute; -- called also the system or doctrine of identity.

Meaning of Identity from wikipedia

- Identity may refer to: Identity (social science), individuality, personal identity, social identity, and cultural identity in psychology, sociology, and...
- An identity do****ent (also called a piece of identification or ID, or colloquially as papers) is any do****ent which may be used to prove a person's identity...
- federated identity in information technology is the means of linking a person's electronic identity and attributes, stored across multiple distinct identity management...
- Identity management, also known as identity and access management (IAM) is, in computer security, the security and business discipline that "enables the...
- term identity politics refers to political positions based on the interests and perspectives of social groups with which people identify. Identity politics...
- This is a list of identity do****ent policies by country. A national identity do****ent ("ID", "ID card", "identity card", "IC", "citizen card" or "p****port...
- The Identity Cards Act 2006 (c 15) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that was repealed in 2010. It created national identity cards, a...
- National identity is a person's identity or sense of belonging to one state or to one nation. It is the sense of a nation as a cohesive whole, as represented...
- Gender identity is the personal sense of one's own gender. Gender identity can correlate with ****igned **** at birth, or can differ from it. All societies...
- Identity do****ents in the United States are typically the regional state-issued drivers license or identity card, while also the Social Security card...
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