What is a Greek daimon? demon, also spelled daemon, Classical Greek daimon, in Greek religion, a supernatural power. In Homer the term is used almost interchangeably with theos for a god.
What is a daimon in Plato? 1 The daimōn stands between the divine and the human, at the intersection of metaphysics and ethics, and it is central to the identity of Socrates as an educator and philosopher. Indeed, the daimōn is essential to understanding how Plato conceptualizes reason, the philosopher, and philosophy itself.
What is Daimonic in psychology? daimonic (uncountable) (psychology) The unrest that exists in us all which forces us into the unknown, leading to self-destruction and/or self-discovery. (psychology, spirituality, mythology, literature) The journey and transition from innocence to experience; part of the process of individuation.
What is the real meaning of the word daemon? 1a : an evil spirit angels and demons. b : a source or agent of evil, harm, distress, or ruin the demons of drug and alcohol addiction confronting the demons of his childhood. 2 usually daemon : an attendant (see attendant entry 2 sense 1) power or spirit : genius.