|Alma mater||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
|Title||Chancellor of the University of Michigan-Dearborn
Professor of Philosophy at University of Michigan-Dearborn
Daniel E. Little is the Chancellor for the University of Michigan-Dearborn and Professor of Philosophy. He also serves as associate faculty for the Institute for Social Research and the Center for Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
After his time at Harvard University, Dr. Little served in faculty positions at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Wellesley College, Colgate University, and Bucknell University. His area of specialization and competence is in the philosophy of social sciences, Asian studies, and Marxist theory.
Aside from serving as chancellor at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, he serves on the boards for New Detroit and the Detroit Urban League. He is an active scholar and has written and lectured extensively on the foundations of the social sciences. His most recent book is The Paradox of Wealth and Poverty, a discussion of the ethical issues raised by economic development in the third world. He is actively involved in the metropolitan Detroit community and serves on several boards in Michigan concerned with civil rights, race relations, and improving inter-group understanding.
- Philosophy of Economics (Daniel Little's entry in the Routledge Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Science)
- 1986 The Scientific Marx
- 1989 Understanding Peasant China
- 1991 Varieties of Social Explanation
- 1995 On the Reliability of Economic Models
- 1998 Microfoundations, Method, and Causation
- 2003 The Paradox of Wealth and Poverty
- 2010 New Contributions to the Philosophy of History