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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.

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Center for Critical Thinking Community Online! This new interactive learning platform provides users a place to develop together as reasoners through a multitude of activities, social media features, and more! FREE 30-Day 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! We are also accepting presentation proposals through February 28th!

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.

Fall 2020 Registration Open Now!

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

Open to the public with complimentary access. This summit will advance discussion about how a robust conception of fairminded critical thinking can be cultivated. We are accepting presentation proposals through February 28, 2020.


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.