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Vol. 3 No. 4 (2021): Volume 3, Issue 4, Year 2021

Avvai- An Epistemic Advantage

Ugin Rositta M
Department of Education, University of Madras, Chennai-600005, Tamil Nadu, India

Published 2021-08-16


  • Knowledge construction, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Ethics, Normative principles.

How to Cite

M, U. R. (2021). Avvai- An Epistemic Advantage. International Research Journal of Tamil, 3(4), 1-5.

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Tamil world always owe its tribute to Avvai for her scholarly contribution. Desire to do virtue is an iconic statement of this great personality who perceived to be an epistemic advantage.  The purpose of this article is to examine her work as a children literary creator and to explore her cognitive success in terms of Educational Philosophy. Her literary contribution plays a major role in identifying the Tamil community as an epistemic community. The pattern of knowledge construction employed by Avvai enhances the individual to explore knowledge, to discover the ultimate truth and establishing virtue. This article is known for its analysis of the literary work and social dialogues chose to add Avvai’s commitment to establishing that education is a way to subdue the senses and achieve reality. This piece of research ignites a spark to future researcher to view Avvai as a social scientist rather than a Tamil scholar with reference to the normative principles established in her work.


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