Peter Donald Ashworth

Peter Donald Ashworth

My special concern is the promotion of 'human science' which I understand as the study of the person as a moral agent rather than as an individual whose actions can be modelled as the lawful outcome of causal variables. I've been active in existential-phenomenological psychology, and chaired the 1999 Human Science Research Conference. In 2007 I retired from Sheffield Hallam University; my main current research interest is the phenomenology of the gift relationship.