Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Show Summary Details
More options …

Analyse & Kritik

Journal of Philosophy and Social Theory

Ed. by Baurmann, Michael / Leist, Anton / Tranow, Ulf

Online
ISSN
2365-9858
See all formats and pricing
More options …
Volume 26, Issue 1

Issues

Three Aspects of Interpersonal Trust

Bernd Lahno
Published Online: 2016-05-14 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/auk-2004-0102

Abstract

Trust is generally held to have three different dimensions or aspects: a behavioral aspect, a cognitive aspect, and an affective aspect. While t here is hardly any disagreement about trusting behavior, there is some disagreement as to which of the two other aspects is more fundamental. After presenting some of the main ideas concerning the concept of trust as used in the analysis of social cooperation. I will argue that affective aspects of trust must be included in any adequate account of the role of trust in social dilemma situations involving multiple equilibria. Cooperation in such situations requires coordination even though information on what another player might do is not available. A trusting person can handle such problems of cooperation by framing the situation in a way that goes beyond cognitive trust and solves what I shall call the problem of normative consent. I will conclude with some remarks ab out the design of institutions that foster trustful cooperation, especially in the context of the Internet.

About the article

Published Online: 2016-05-14

Published in Print: 2004-05-01


Citation Information: Analyse & Kritik, Volume 26, Issue 1, Pages 30–47, ISSN (Online) 2365-9858, ISSN (Print) 0171-5860, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/auk-2004-0102.

Export Citation

© 2004 by Lucius & Lucius, Stuttgart.

Citing Articles

Here you can find all Crossref-listed publications in which this article is cited. If you would like to receive automatic email messages as soon as this article is cited in other publications, simply activate the “Citation Alert” on the top of this page.

[1]
Gary Bente, Odile Baptist, and Haug Leuschner
International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 2012, Volume 70, Number 1, Page 1
[2]
Ardion Beldad, Menno de Jong, and Michaël Steehouder
Computers in Human Behavior, 2011, Volume 27, Number 6, Page 2233
[3]
Gillian Murphy, Kathleen Peters, Lesley Wilkes, and Debra Jackson
Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 2015, Volume 36, Number 4, Page 294

Comments (0)

Please log in or register to comment.
Log in