Books by Stuart Rachels


My father, James Rachels, died in 2003. Since then, I have revised some of his books and have edited a volume of his essays.

A book of essays by James Rachels:

  The Legacy of Socrates: Essays in Moral Philosophy (2007) (edited by Stuart Rachels)

Introduction to ethics texts:

  The Elements of Moral Philosophy (6th ed. by Stuart Rachels, 2010; editions 1-4 by James Rachels)
  The Right Thing to Do: Basic Readings in Moral Philosophy (5th ed. by Stuart Rachels, 2010; editions 1-3 by James Rachels)

Introduction to philosophy texts:

  Problems from Philosophy (2nd ed. by Stuart Rachels, 2009; first edition by James Rachels)
  The Truth about the World: Basic Readings in Philosophy (2nd ed. by Stuart Rachels, 2009; first edition by James Rachels)