Professor Fried has taught at the University of Chicago, Boston University, California State University Los Angeles, and Suffolk University. He teaches and publishes in political philosophy, with a particular interest in responses to challenges to liberal democracy and the rise of ethno-nationalism. He also works in philosophy of law, especially law and hermeneutics; philosophy and race; practical ethics, including just war theory; public philosophy; the history of ethics; Ancient philosophy; and 20th century Continental philosophy, especially Heidegger.
· Towards a Polemical Ethics: Between Heidegger and Plato (London: Rowman & Littlefield International, forthcoming 2020).
· Confronting Heidegger: A Critical Dialogue on Politics and Philosophy (London: Rowman & Littlefield International, forthcoming 2019).
· With Charles Fried, Because It Is Wrong: Torture, Privacy and Presidential Power in the Age of Terror (New York: W. W. Norton, 2010).
· Heidegger’s Polemos: From Being to Politics (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000).
· “Odysseus on the Beach: Humanity between the Anthropocene and the Hubriscene,” in The Task of Philosophy in the Anthropocene: Axial Echoes in Global Space, Richard Polt and Jon Wittrock, eds. (London: Rowman & Littlefield International, forthcoming 2018).
· “On Beyond Heidegger,” in After Heidegger? Gregory Fried and Richard Polt, eds. (London: Rowman & Littlefield International, 2017).
· “Whitewashed with Moralism: On Heidegger’s Anti-Americanism and Anti-Semitism,” in Heidegger and Jewish Thought: Difficult Others, Elad Lapidot and Micha Brumlik, eds. (London: Rowman & Littlefield International, 2017).
· “Epochale Polemik: Nach den Schwarzen Heften mit und gegen Heidegger denken,” in Martin Heideggers ‘Schwarze Hefte’: Eine philosophisch-politische Debatte (Berlin: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2016).
· “The King Is Dead: Martin Heidegger after the Black Notebooks,” in Reading Heidegger’s Black Notebooks, 1931-1941, Ingo Farin and Jeff Malpas, eds. (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2016).
· “Retrieving phronêsis: Heidegger on the Essence of Politics,” Continental Philosophy Review 47:3 (September 2014).
· “Heidegger, politics and us: Towards a polemical ethics,” Philosophy and Social Criticism 39:9 (November 2013) 863-75.
· “A Freakish Whiteness: The Circassian Lady and the Caucasian Fantasy,” The Mirror of Race (April 2013): available online at http://mirrorofrace.org/wp/circassian/.