Register by December 31st for a 2019 event to receive a FULL set of the Thinker’s Guide Library - a $325 value!

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Infuse into your courses and training the approach to critical thinking explicated in Army Techniques Publication TC 2-33.4: Intelligence Analysis . March 27-29, 2019 at Compton Gardens in Northwest Arkansas. Limited scholarships are available for this event.

For facilitators working to bring substantive critical thinking across their respective institutions, into specific departments or divisions, or into their consulting or training work. April 12 - April 14, 2019 at Compton Gardens in Northwest Arkansas. Limited scholarships are available.

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! Limited scholarships are available.

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 2019 Registration 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.

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.

The Thinker's Series Books

The Thinker's Guide Library

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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)

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