What is the scientific point of view towards witchcraft, devils and demons? // What are the historical approaches to understand the witchcraft?

 To know the emergence of witch trials and the origin of a demonological practice in Europe, researchers on witchcraft have suggested a vital role for medicine and science in that phenomenon. Now a days there are two main considerations for this subject. First of all, the emergence of the mass persecution of witches, and understanding those ideas which triggers such trials, were in part the result of the superstitious, backward observing and incorrect position of post medieval medicine and science. Then secondly, the death of witch trials and beliefs can be strongly recommended for the removal of old fashioned scientific and medical treatment following the 'Scientific Revolution' of the seventeenth century.

Figure: Witchcraft 

Since the 1960s, areas of this vast expression have been gradually changed and challenged. There were so many changes in the last decades, that a good reviewing record has come which has not only challenged the consideration that witchcrafts was basically a by-product of modern science and medicine, but has also raised main objections to the assumption that witchcrafts was thoroughly claimed out of existence by the beginning of scientific, and to a lower medical, innovative and change. This article seeks to study the broad logical and intellectual expansions that have announced these explaining culture and to evaluate their role to our present knowledge of the position of witchcraft in todays world.

The assumption that belief in witchcraft and the magic of witches was a result of a wrong worldview, presumed on old fashioned and deface concept of the world, is a classical one that points back to the eighteenth century and the final age of the European witch trials. In Britain, consider for an example, where the 'new science' of Boyle and Newton epitomized the victor of the modern over the ancient many of the speaker for the past were fast to claim that one of the positive accomplishment of this change was its role in destroying faith in witches, devils and demons. The victory of knowledgeable values, of which medical and scientific developments were major constituent, thus closed the fortune of classical hallucinations like magic and witchcraft. This was the point of view expressed by the philosophers of the eighteenth century, mostly by Voltaire, and then transferred to nineteenth-century writers on witchcraft, who were only too interested to dispatch such beliefs to the dustbin of old era.