Africa: Lonely Planet Phrasebook by Yiwola Awoyale, Lonely Planet Phrasebooks

By Yiwola Awoyale, Lonely Planet Phrasebooks

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Alfonso’s physicians diagnosed Tasso’s ailment as melancholia, while moderns suspect a nervous breakdown occasioned by the stress of revising his great poem. But Tasso himself blamed his dementia on a severe loss of Christian faith. Deliberately or not, he stage-managed his definitive imprisonment to coincide with his thirty-fifth birthday, 11 March 1579, ‘nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita’, the moment that Dante had identified with personal and religious crisis in the opening verse of the Inferno.

The daemon attempts to prove the existence of spirits via two sorts of reasoning, carefully deployed and labelled as such. The first argument is inductive and expands on Aquinas to maintain syllogistically that, if demoniacs, necromancers, and witches exist, then spirits necessarily exist. The second argument, deductive, proposes that nature is both complete and hierarchically graduated: since the Great Chain of Being exists, there must be a creature intermediate between humans and God. This variation of the dignitas hominis argument also fails to convince Tasso, and the daemon finally concedes that the only real proof that spirits exist is the corporeal copulation of witches and demons.

Daneau understood that conceding the legitimacy of a desire to communicate with angels, or to prove their existence, implies the communicative insufficiency of Scripture. ’34 34 Walter Stephens Nevertheless, both by its logic and owing to its internal tradition, the learned discourse on witchcraft necessarily constituted an implicit supplement to Biblical pneumatology. Thus, Daneau’s wish to eliminate all nonscriptural proofs of angelic existence was severely limited by his very choice to argue for the reality of witchcraft.

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