Australasian Association of Philosophy (AAP)

Founded in 1922, the AAP is the peak charity for the promotion of philosophical research, education and scholarship in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Membership consists of academic philosophers, including students and community members with an interest in philosophy. The AAP promotes philosophy in universities, schools, and among the general public in Australasia.

Objects of the Association:

Promote philosophy through education, research and scholarship.

Promote the exchange of philosophical ideas.

Support members, and professional philosophers generally, in connection with their philosophical activities.

AAP Constitution





Operating Committees

Status of Women in the Philosophy Profession


Philosophy in the Community






Nominations and Succession Planning


The AAP is assisted in its work by the Secretariat

Board positions, Executive, and convenors of Operating Committees are elected at the Annual General Meeting held concurrently with the annual AAP conference

The AAP's governing documents include a Constitution, By laws, Charters for the Board and Committees, and Terms of Reference for the Operating committees. 

AAP is an organisation member of Federation Internationale des Societes de Philosophie (FISP)The AAP is a Public Company Limited by Guarantee and a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not for Profits Commission (ACNC). Further information can be found on the AAP's entry on the  Australian Business Register.

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