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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.

                      Participate in a Guided Study Group with Dr. Brian Barnes, Foundation for Critical Thinking Scholar. The group begins meeting April 30th, and spots are extremely limited, so register soon! (Hosted on the Center for Critical Thinking Community Online and featuring live video conferencing.)

                      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!)

                      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.

                      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.