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Koyre took the example of the principle of inertia, to understand the damping of the movement of bodies that we observe in the empirical world.
However, philosophers from different traditions have argued that the principle of inertia treats a body as if it had no inherent principle of nature and were devoid of an inner source of activity.
Poincare continues with his discussion of the principle of inertia by stating that
Mach's principle of inertia was the first recognition of the formation and role of space.

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