Founded in 1983, the Association for Informal Logic and Critical Thinking (AILACT) is a non-profit scholarly association which aims to promote research into, teaching of, and testing of informal logic and critical thinking.

It sponsors programs in conjunction with the annual meetings of the Eastern, Pacific and Central divisions of the American Philosophical Association, and has in the past sponsored programs in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Canadian Philosophical Association.

Scholarship opportunity

The student scholarship platform Bold.org is awarding $1,000 in scholarship funding to Philosophy majors. You can find more information on eligibility requirements and the application process here:  https://bold.org/scholarships/philosophy-scholarship/

Application deadline: 22 May 2020

Jacob Justice wins 2019 AILACT Essay Prize, with “Fantastic Visual Argument and the Food and Drug Administration’s The Real Cost Campaign

Studies in Critical Thinking, edited by J. Anthony Blair, has just been published

Twenty-One Strategies and Tactics for Teaching Critical Thinking by Robert H. Ennis

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