We are taking a moment to consider how Appiah's theories pertaining to the ethics in identity. In The Ethics of Identity, he questions how does identity fit into our broader moral projects [as a society]. He also finds that identities have patterns and structures to them and that identity has a certain 'value' in society.
Consider your identities. Identify your primary identities and answer the following.
- How would you define your identity?
- What are the patterns or features associated with that identity?
- How do you express 'value' in that identity?
- How much of this identity is articulated in your personality based on that 'value'?