Name Daniel Little
Affiliation University of Michigan-Dearborn
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Areas of Research Causation in the Social Sciences, Critical Realism, Emergence and Complexity, Holism & Individualism, Philosophy of History, Qualitative Methods in Social Science, Realism and Anti-Realism, Social Mechanisms
Biographical Info Daniel Little is chancellor of the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He serves as professor of philosophy at UM-Dearborn and professor of sociology at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. His research interests fall within the philosophy of the social sciences. His books include The Scientific Marx (University of Minnesota Press, 1986), Understanding Peasant China (Yale University Press, 1989), Varieties of Social Explanation (Westview Press, 1991), On the Reliability of Economic Models (edited) (Kluwer, 1995), Microfoundations, Method, and Causation: Essays in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences (Transactions Publishers, 1998), The Paradox of Wealth and Poverty: Mapping the Ethical Dilemmas of Global Development (Westview Press, 2003), New Contributions to the Philosophy of History (Springer, 2010), and The Future of Diversity (edited with Satya Mohanty) (Palgrave, 2010).