Some Forms of Trust


deVries WA. Some Forms of Trust . Information [Internet]. 2011;2 (1) :1-16.


Three forms of trust: topic-focused trust, general trust, and personal trust are distinguished. Personal trust is argued to be the most fundamental form of trust, deeply connected with the construction of one’s self. Information technology has posed new problems for us in assessing and developing appropriate forms of the trust that is central to our personhood.

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