“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 (Many Roads from the Axiom of Completeness) 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 the tool he built to teach logical pluralism to high school or undergraduate students. Here is his 2019 contribution A Defense of Poetry Against the Mathematicians. In 2022, he became affiliated la page blanche, a 20 year old and very fine poetry magazine and poetic hotbed: http://lapageblanche.com/la-revue/numero-61

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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.


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