The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
(School of Names), a school of ancient Chinese philosophy of the fifth to second centuries B.C. that logically analyzed the relationship between the name and essence of a thing. Its leading representatives were Kung-sun Lung and Hui Shih.
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