Why proof? What is a proof?

In Giovanna Corsi & Rossella Lupacchini (eds.), Deduction, Computation, Experiment. Exploring the Effectiveness of Proof, pp. 1-27. Springer (2008)
This paper is concerned with real proofs as opposed to formal proofs, and specifically with the ultimate reason of real proofs (`Why Proof?') and with the notion of real proof (`What is a Proof?').
Keywords Proof  Aims of Proof  Philosophy of Mathematics
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