“Knowledge is to be defined in terms of inquiry, not vice-versa” Dewey, John. Logic – The Theory of Inquiry (Kindle Locations 435-439).


Andrew Nightingale holds an M.S. and B.A. in mathematics from Loyola University Chicago (2009), and Earlham College respectively. He is also a former Buddhist monk. He has published poetry with Trial by Fire (https://store.kobobooks.com/en-us/ebook/i-would-like-the-woods), Ascent Aspirations (http://www.davidpfraser.ca/fridays-poems-2017.html) and PoetsHaven.com. He has published two scholarly articles related to philosophy. You can find his essay on questions in math and poetry published online at (https://questionsarepower.files.wordpress.com/2016/03seoc/many_roads_from_the_axiom_of_completenes-2.pdf) and the second published by sage at http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1464884916689150. Here is a link to his dissertation done at Mahidol University completed June, 2018. Here is his 2019 contribution The Pedagogy of Logical Pluralism.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Little vampires

Mosquitos swim in air.
To them blood is flesh
Flesh, iron
And iron, law.
But the vast twisting dragons in the night sky
Pass through us like mist.
I have felt them slip through my fevered thoughts
A cool wind in a desert of number.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s