Melina Bell

W&L University

Professor of Philosophy and Law

204 W. Washington St.

Lexington, VA 24450

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

9

DOWNLOADS

726

SSRN CITATIONS

1

CROSSREF CITATIONS

0

Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

John Stuart Mill's Harm Principle and Free Speech: Expanding the Notion of Harm

Utilitas (2020), 1-18, doi:10.1017/S0953820820000229
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Nov 2020
Melina Bell
W&L University
Downloads 226 (204,700)

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John Stuart Mill, Free Speech, Hate Speech, Discrimination, Harm Principle

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What's Wrong with Hooking Up in College?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jul 2020
Melina Bell
W&L University
Downloads 146 (300,124)

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Introductory Ethics, Introductory Moral Theory, Applied Ethics, College Ethics, Hooking Up, Sexual Ethics, Sexual Morality

3.

Citizens United, Liberty, and John Stuart Mill

Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Vol. 30, 2016
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Jun 2017
Melina Bell
W&L University
Downloads 110 (370,526)

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Liberty, Autonomy, Free Speech, First Amendment, Citizens United, Campaign Finance Reform

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Gender Essentialism and American Law: Why and How to Sever the Connection

Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy, Vol. 23, 2016
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2017
Melina Bell
W&L University
Downloads 85 (441,440)
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gender, gender identity, LGBTQ, intersex, transgender, gender binary, essentialism, brain sex, discrimination, civil rights, segregation

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Is Women's Bodybuilding Unfeminine?

In Philosophical Reflections on Physical Strength: Does a Strong Mind Need a Strong Body?, edited by Mark A. Holowchak and Terry Todd, 179-198. Edwin Mellen Press, 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Jul 2017
Melina Bell
W&L University
Downloads 78 (460,932)

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Bodybuilding, Women's Bodybuilding, Female Bodybuilding, Gender, Muscle Sport, Strength Sport, Femininity, Masculinity, Feminine, Masculine

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Strength in Muscle and Beauty in Integrity: Building a Body for Her

Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 35 (2008): 43-62
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Jul 2017
Melina Bell
W&L University
Downloads 51 (570,241)

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Human Beauty, Female Beauty, Femininity, Bodybuilding, Female Bodybuilding, Women's Bodybuilding, Strength, Kantian Aesthetics, Feminist Aesthetics, Objectification

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Valuing All Families

Law, Culture and the Humanities 5:2 (2009): 288-316
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Jul 2017
Melina Bell
W&L University
Downloads 15 (814,007)

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Family, Family Structure, Welfare Reform, Same-sex Marriage, Marriage Promotion, Caretakers, Homemakers, Unpaid Work, Unpaid Labor, Child Care

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Regulating Transfer and Use of Fetal Tissue in Transplantation Procedures: The Ethical Dimensions

American Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. XX, No. 3, 1994
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Jun 2017
Melina Bell
W&L University
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Fetal Tissue, Donor Designation, Anatomical Gift, Proxy Consent, Substituted Judgment, Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, Proximity Principle

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Children are People: Liberty, Opportunity, and Just Parenthood

Review Journal of Political Philosophy 9.1 (2012): 49-86
Posted: 14 Jul 2017
Melina Bell
W&L University

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Original Position, Fair Equality of Opportunity, Intergenerational Justice, Children's Rights, Parental Rights