Bachelor of Laws, University Melbourne, 1948, Master of Laws, 1949, Bachelor of Arts, 1953, Master of Arts, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, University Western Australia, 1963. Association clerk to chief justice Supreme Court Victoria, Melbourne, 1950-1951, barrister, 1951-1952.
Lecturer then senior lecturer U. Western Australia, Perth, 1956-1967.
Professor, department chairman U. New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia, 1968-1986, emeritus professor, since 1986.
Clerk to chief justice Supreme Court Victoria, Melbourne, 1950-1951, barrister, 1951-1952. Lecturer then senior lecturer University Western Australia, Perth, 1956-1967. Professor, chairman philosophy department University New England, Armidale, Australia, 1968-1986, professor emeritus Australia, since 1996.
(Humanities Press, 1968, 346 pages. Red cover.)
Chairman Marriage Guidance Council Western Australia, 1956-1960. Chairman Armidale Decorative and Fine Arts Society, 1992-1996. President Armidale University of the third Age, 1993-1997.
Lay reader Anglican Church With Royal Australian Air Force, 1943-1945. Member Australasian Association Philosophy (president 1967-1968).
Married Margaret Ann Burgoyne, December 20, 1951 (deceased January 1996). Children: James Bruce, Frank William (deceased December 1999), Douglas Charles Patrick, David Richard.