AAP Patron

13 Oct 2014 1:03 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The AAP is delighted to announce that the Honorable Justice Pamela Tate has agreed to become the first Patron of the Australasian Association of Philosophy.

Justice Tate was born in Dunedin, New Zealand, and graduated from Otago University in 1979 with first class Honours in Philosophy. She undertook postgraduate study in Philosophy at Oxford University under the supervision of Michael Dummett, graduating with a B.Phil. She returned to New Zealand and taught Philosophy at Otago University before moving to Australia to live. While teaching Philosophy at Monash University, she graduated with a first class Honours degree in Law from Monash University in 1988.

Justice Tate was appointed as a Judge of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria on 14 September 2010. She was the Solicitor-General for Victoria from 2003 to 2010, representing the State of Victoria in constitutional challenges in the High Court of Australia. She is the first woman to be appointed Solicitor-General of Victoria.

For more details, see: http://aap.org.au/AAP-Patron

I am delighted to announce that the Honorable Justice Pamela Tate has agreed to become the first Patron of the Australasian Association of Philosophy.


Justice Tate was born in Dunedin, New Zealand, and graduated from Otago University in 1979 with first class Honours in Philosophy. She undertook postgraduate study in Philosophy at Oxford University under the supervision of Michael Dummett, graduating with a B.Phil. She returned to New Zealand and taught Philosophy at Otago University before moving to Australia to live. While teaching Philosophy at Monash University, she graduated with a first class Honours degree in Law from Monash University in 1988.

Justice Tate was appointed as a Judge of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria on 14 September 2010. She was the Solicitor-General for Victoria from 2003 to 2010, representing the State of Victoria in constitutional challenges in the High Court of Australia. She is the first woman to be appointed Solicitor-General of Victoria.

For more details, see: http://aap.org.au/AAP-Patron

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