Turgot: Paragon of the Continental Enlightenment

  title={Turgot: Paragon of the Continental Enlightenment},
  author={R. Palmer},
  journal={The Journal of Law and Economics},
  pages={607 - 619}
  • R. Palmer
  • Published 1976
  • Economics
  • The Journal of Law and Economics
  • W e are nowadays having occasion to observe, some may think all too frequently, the bicentennial of the famous year 1776. It has been called the annus mirabilis, the year of wonders, or even of miracles; but it seems that the architect of the universe, to use an expression of that time, revealed his wonders chiefly to the English-speaking peoples. The Declaration of Independence announced the birth of the United States. In Scotland, the appearance of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations made a… CONTINUE READING
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