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Our approach - also referred to as the Paulian Approach to Critical Thinking - offers a developed language for critical thinking that can be incorporated into the core of teaching and learning at all levels, and applied to every domain of human life.

Online registration is open! We will be in San Diego, California in March and Seattle, Washington in April. Click below to see details and register!

We offer accredited online courses in critical thinking for both educators and non-educators. Participants will learn to think more critically, and how become more proficient at historical, scientific, mathematical, and other disciplinary modes of thinking. They will develop skills, abilities, and values critical to success.

The Thinker's Series Books

The Thinker's Guide Library

Set of 22 Guides.

Only $69.50

Also available individually.
Millions in circulation worldwide!


Critical thinking is a desire to seek, patience to doubt, fondness to meditate, slowness to assert, readiness to consider, carefulness to dispose and set in order; and hatred for every kind of imposture.

~ Francis Bacon (1605)

OUR MISSION

The Foundation and Center for Critical Thinking aim
to improve education in colleges, universities and primary
through secondary schools. Read more.