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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. As of June 1st, R&L will be fulfilling all orders for these titles, and our bookstore will link to where you can place your orders.

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Center for Critical Thinking Community Online! This new interactive learning and communications platform provides users a place to develop together as reasoners through a multitude of activities, social media features, and more! 14-Day Free Trial!

Registration Open: The 40th Annual International Conference!

Be a part of the world's longest-running critical thinking conference! Join us in the Arkansas Ozarks, July 22-26, 2020, as we convene with educators, professionals, scholars, and others from around the world to advance our conception and application of critical thinking together!

We provide on-site as well as online professional development, helping educators bring critical thinking into the heart of their teaching and administrators instill it in the core of curricula. We also serve businesses, military, and government.

Spring 2020 Registration is Open Now!

Study under the guidance of a first-generation Paulian Scholar from the comfort of your home or office! Philosophy credits and Nursing CEU's are available.

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with no grant funding or major benefactors, we need your help to keep the organization alive! We invite you to contribute to the global critical thinking movement - any amount helps!


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.