5th Wave of Philosophy

B.J. Palmer’s final writings are by far his most important. Unfortunately they are virtually unknown. Between 1949 and his death in 1961, he published 16 books. Much of it on philosophy. Galen Price became dean of philosophy at Palmer College the year of B.J.’s death and succeeded Dave Palmer as president in 1978. Other philosophers will be added to this page in the future. Please check back often.

Galen Price, D.C., Ph.C.

Galen Price (1912-2000) graduated from the Palmer School of Chiropractic in 1936. He received his doctor of chiropractic philosophy degree in 1938. He was in private practice in Davenport, Iowa from 1936-1977. He was the dean of chiropractic philosophy from 1961-1979. He was P.C.C. president from 1978-1980. His 1940 article called ‘Occipito-Atlanto-Axial Region,’ was incorporated into Stephenson’s Chiropractic Textbook when it was republished in 1948.


BJ Palmer's - final writings

B.J. Palmer’s writings at this time period comprised two or three distinct phases. His most profound philosophical and spiritual writings were during this period. Simon Senzon has dedicated the last ten years or more to studying this slice of the philosophy of chiropractic. Some of Senzon’s writings and lectures on Palmer are as follows: