Preface Introduction Chapter 1 The Dialectic of Organic and Inorganic Relations Chapter 2 The Origins of Ecological Economics: Podolinsky and Marx-Engels Chapter 3 Classical Marxism and Energetics Chapter 4 Engels, Entropy, and the Heat Death Hypothesis Chapter 5 The Reproduction of Economy and Society Conclusion: Marx and Metabolic Restoration Appendix I: Sergei Podolinsky, `Socialism and the Unity of Physical Forces' (Translated from the Italian) Appendix II Sergei Podolinsky, `Human Labour and Unity of Force' (Translated from the German) Bibliography Index
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John Bellamy Foster is Professor of Sociology at the University of Oregon and editor of Monthly Review (New York). He is author of Marx's Ecology (Monthly Review Press, 2000). Paul Burkett is Professor of Economics at Indiana State University, Terre Haute. His publications on Marxism and ecology include Marx and Nature: A Red and Green Perspective (St. Martin's Press, 1999) and Marxism and Ecological Economics (Haymarket Books, 2008).