9th Sep, 2017
MARX AND THE EARTH: AN ANTI-CRITIQUE
PAUL BURKETT AND JOHN BELLAMY FOSTER
Over a decade ago Foster and Burkett introduced a revolutionary understanding of the ecological foundations of Marx’s thought, demonstrating that Marx’s concepts of the universal metabolism of nature, social metabolism, and metabolic rift prefigured much of modern systems ecology. In this volume, Foster and Burkett expand on this analysis in the process of responding to recent ecosocialist criticisms of Marx.
Paul Burkett, Ph.D. (1984) in Economics, Syracuse University, 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 (Haymarket Books, 2015) andMarxism and Ecological Economics (Haymarket Books, 2008).
John Bellamy Foster, Ph.D., 1985, York University, Toronto, 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).
ISBN: 9781608467051 / $28 / £24.99 / 308 pages
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