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For the first time. the world's longest-running critical thinking conference will be held in Europe! The 39th Annual International Conference on Critical Thinking takes place July 4 - 7, 2019 at the world-renowned KU Leuven in Flanders, Belgium!
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The Paulian Framework for critical thinking has been developed and discussed through decades of scholarship by the world's foremost experts on substantive, explicit, ethical rationality. Our guides encapsulate this framework and many of its applications.