Lecture - november 23, 2010: demonological sceptics (yes, but approach to cumulative concept) Cumulative concept scepticism all about the cumulative concept long time coming though. Nider, formicarius; kramer and sprenger, malleus maleficarum. Ulrich molitor, de lamiis et pythonicis mulieribus (of female sorcerers and. Regensburg: from the very beginning, people had doubts. Soothsayers wrote to doubts in mind of archduke sigismund who is mad about works of nider. Molitor says all this stuff is just delusions created by the devil. Many people share his yes but attitude towards the big package of witchcraft: Italian monk franciscan samuel de cassini believes sabbath is an illusion and says it is heretical to believe the devil can move people around or the devil can conduct sabbaths. Andreas alciatus- lawyer, jurist, theoretician, law professor, italian, humanist, tells us that often those sub-alpine valleys where trials take place, there are a lot of sceptics, peasants do not like inquisition.