T'Karik was a Vulcan male who lived around the time of Surak and the Great Awakening.
T'Karik was well known for the debates that he had with Surak and Sessinek. (ENT novel: The Good That Men Do)
It was well known that T'Karik often argued with his adversary Surak that the enemy of one's enemy can be one's friend. (ENT novel: Kobayashi Maru)
While undercover on Romulus in 2379, Tuvok commented that an access hatchway in the sewers underneath Ki Baratan was older than Surak and T'Karik combined. (TTN novel: Taking Wing)