Social Epistemology 26 (3-4):399-418 (2012)

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Gloria Origgi
Institut Jean Nicod
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We monitor the informational environment and catch reputational cues, gather signals from our informants and develop our trustful attitudes in context. I present an epistemology of reputation as a way of using social configurations to acquire information. I review the definitions of reputation that exist in the social sciences, stress the importance of the relational/social dimension of reputation as a property of entities, and put forward a definition of reputation suitable for epistemology. I then sketch social configurations that allow us to extract reputational information and some typical heuristics we use to navigate the social information around us
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