What is proper study?

Some articles on proper study:

The Proper Study
... "The Proper Study" is a science fiction short story by American writer Isaac Asimov ... by Poul Anderson.) The Proper Study was reprinted in the 1975 collection Buy Jupiter and Other Stories ... The title is taken from a quote by Alexander Pope ("The proper study of mankind is man.") ...

Famous quotes containing the words study and/or proper:

    The study of tools as well as of books should have a place in the public schools. Tools, machinery, and the implements of the farm should be made familiar to every boy, and suitable industrial education should be furnished for every girl.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    It is proper to take alarm at the first experiment on our liberties.... Who does not see that the same authority which can establish Christianity, in exclusion of all other Religions, may establish with the same ease any particular sect of Christians, in exclusion of all other sects?
    James Madison (1751–1836)