Was Turgot a Rothbardian?

Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot

Why did Rothbard so love Turgot?

This passage, which Turgot wrote as a summary of the thought of Vincent de Gournay (who coined the phrase “laissez faire, laissez passer”), makes it abundantly clear:

http://blog.mises.org/archives/009920.asp

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