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The Foundation for Critical Thinking is pleased to announce Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group as co-publisher and exclusive distributor of the Thinker’s Guide Library, and of several other Foundation titles such as Critical Thinking: Tools for Taking Charge of Your Learning and Your Life.

Our fellows and facilitators can lead onsite workshops for your police department, and we are happy to put together a proposal for online short courses on critical thinking for your officers, recruits, and leaders based on your circumstances and setting. See more details here .

The 40th Annual International Conference Is Now Online!

Join us virtually at the world's longest-running critical thinking conference! Begins September 18, 2020, with presentations from educators, professionals, scholars, and others from around the world, as we work together to advance our conception of critical thinking and ability to apply it!

We offer on-site and online professional development, helping educators bring critical thinking into teaching and administrators instill it in curricula. We also serve business, military, and government. (Now offering custom webinars and short courses!)

Courses Begin August 18th!

Study under the guidance of a first-generation Paulian Scholar from the comfort of your home or office! Credits and CEU's are available to those who need them. There are no mandatory live meetings; work on your own time.

The Foundation for Critical Thinking offers customized webinars and six-week online training programs on critical thinking in a multitude of topics, enabling us to custom-design a learning experience for your institution based on your needs and goals.


We offer online training and webinars by world-renowned scholars!
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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.